Tag: "cardiovascular health"

Don’t Believe The Hype About Statins And Stroke Prevention

| May 21, 2015 | Comments (0)

I shook my head in disbelief when I recently saw this latest pro-statin news headline: Cholesterol drugs may curb stroke among low-risk older adults. In this latest blatant statin push, French researchers claim that, according to the results of their latest study, people who take statins or fibrates (another type of cholesterol-lowering medicine) are 34 […]

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Vitamin E For Cardiovascular Support

| February 6, 2015 | Comments (3)

Annatto is the seed or extract from the achiote tree, which is indigenous to Latin and South America. The fruit of the achiote tree is shaped like a heart and covered with thick, spiky hairs. When the fruit matures, the pod opens to reveal its red seeds — annatto. Ground into a powder, turned into […]

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No Evidence That Diets Low In Saturated Fat Are ‘Heart Healthy’

| March 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

One common dietary dictum is the importance of limiting saturated fat in favour of ‘polyunsaturated’ fats such as those found in oily vegetable oils and oily fish. This week saw the publication of the largest and most comprehensive review to assess this validity of this dietary advice. The study was carried out by researchers from […]

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Little Evidence To Support A Low Cholesterol Diet

| January 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Just hearing the word ‘cholesterol’ tends to evoke negative reactions, so perhaps it’s no surprise that there has been a vogue suggesting that individuals follow a low cholesterol diet, limiting their intake of foods rich in this substance, including eggs. However, in recent years, some scientists have questioned the wisdom of limiting cholesterol-rich foods in […]

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Statins Of Little Or No Benefit For Those At Low Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

| November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

The ‘Cochrane Collaboration’ is an international collective of researchers whose self-proclaimed role is to provide accurate and robust appraisals of health interventions. In 2011, Cochrane researchers assessed the evidence relating to statin use in individuals at low risk of cardiovascular disease (defined as less than a 20 per cent risk over 10 years), and concluded […]

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read On Dietary Fats And Heart Health

| July 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

I received a press release recently alerting me to the presence of the Fat Information Service which, among other things, claims to provide: “Access [to] reliable information about the role and benefits of dietary fats and oils, including how to differentiate good fats from bad fats” and help us: “Understand the facts from fiction when […]

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Could High Cholesterol Help You Live Longer?

| January 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

The idea that cholesterol causes cardiovascular disease comes from studies which have found that higher cholesterol levels are linked with an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. However, it’s important to bear in mind that just because two things are associated with each other, it does not necessarily mean that one is actually causing […]

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Cholesterol Impacts Insurance Eligibility

| January 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

I had an email from a journalist friend of mine this week, which included a communication he’d had from a reader. Basically, the reader had been refused health insurance on the basis of his ‘raised’ cholesterol. It was suggested that he take statins to lower his cholesterol level and this would make him eligible for […]

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