Protein Choices To Lower Cholesterol

by Chef k.T. Murphy There are plenty of trendy diets out there for high protein diets, however, this can lead to high levels of cholesterol if you’re choosing the wrong protein types. However, if you want to maintain a healthy level of LDL cholesterol there are plenty of appropriate proteins that you can choose, and…

Your Best Lifestyle Choices For Lowering Cholesterol

By Chef K.T. Murphy If there is excess cholesterol in your blood, it starts to build up in the walls of your arteries. As more and more cholesterol starts to build up, your arteries will become narrowed. This will have a negative effect on the speed of your blood flow to the heart. It may…

What Are The Implications Of High Cholesterol?

by Chef K.T. Murphy High cholesterol can have serious consequences, perhaps the most notable consequence is the risk of heart disease. In fact, it was a study that began in 1948 that first made the connection between the increased risk of heart disease and high levels of cholesterol. High Cholesterol’s Effects On The Body We…

Lowering Cholesterol: Eat Your Veggies

By Chef K.T. Murphy Phytosterols, or plant sterols, are compounds that are very similar, structurally, to cholesterol. They are naturally occurring, and have been part of our diet for thousands of years. You can find small levels of plant sterols in natural foods, such as vegetables, whole grains, fruits, vegetable oils, seeds, and nuts. The…

How Exercise Helps Lower Cholesterol

by Chef Murph Physical activity has been clinically proven, according to WebMD, to have a positive impact on high cholesterol, fighting against stroke and heart disease. How Does It Work? When you exercise, in conjunction with leading a healthy lifestyle and eating a healthy diet, it reduces the levels of cholesterol that are circulating in…

Women At Risk For Heart Disease With High Cholesterol

By Chef K.T. Murphy A lot of people are confused as to what cholesterol actually is, what purpose it serves, and why it can be unhealthy. What many don’t know is that your body needs cholesterol in order to function properly. What Is Cholesterol Cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood and in…

High Cholesterol

According to the National Consumers League, cholesterol is made by the liver. It’s a waxy substance that comes from the animal products in our diet, such as dairy products, fish, poultry, and other meats. It’s necessary to the body, as it is required to insulate nerves, as well as to make cell membranes, and for…

10 Tips To Get Your Cholesterol Under Control

By Chef k.T. Murphy Over 100 million Americans are dealing with high cholesterol, which results in clogged arteries, resulting in strokes and heart attacks. The good news for those Americans and the ones who may suffer from high cholesterol in the future is that there are several strategies you can put in place to lower…

The Pritikin Diet, To Lowering Cholesterol (Overview)

By Chef K.T. Murphy The Pritikin Diet was developed by Nathan Pritikin in the 1970’s. It is the direct opposite style of eating (very low fat) as seen in the Ketogenic diet (low carb). It was after Pritikin, an engineer, suffered a heart attack when he was only in his 40’s. He studied a variety…

Best Protein Choices To Lower And Maintain Healthy LDL Cholesterol

By Chef K.T. Murphy There are plenty of trendy diets out there for high protein diets, however, this can lead to high levels of cholesterol if you’re choosing the wrong protein types. However, if you want to maintain a healthy level of LDL cholesterol there are plenty of appropriate proteins that you can choose, and…

Lifestyle Choices For Lowering Cholesterol

By Chef K.T. Murphy If there is excess cholesterol in your blood, it starts to build up in the walls of your arteries. As more and more cholesterol starts to build up, your arteries will become narrowed. This will have a negative effect on the speed of your blood flow to the heart.  It may…

Implications Of High Cholesterol

By Chef K.T. Murphy High cholesterol can have serious consequences, perhaps the most notable consequence is the risk of heart disease. In fact, it was a study that began in 1948 that first made the connection between the increased risk of heart disease and high levels of cholesterol. High Cholesterol’s Effects On The Body We…

Using a Plant Based Diet to Lower Your Cholesterol

By Chef K.T. Murphy Phytosterols, or plant sterols, are compounds that are very similar, structurally, to cholesterol. They are naturally occurring, and have been part of our diet for thousands of years.  You can find small levels of plant sterols in natural foods, such as vegetables, whole grains, fruits, vegetable oils, seeds, and nuts. The…

Does Exercise Helps Lower Cholesterol

By Chef K.T. Murphy Physical activity has been clinically proven, according to WebMD, to have a positive impact on high cholesterol, fighting against stroke and heart disease. How Does It Work? When you exercise, in conjunction with leading a healthy lifestyle and eating a healthy diet, it reduces the levels of cholesterol that are circulating…

High Cholesterol, Risk For Heart Disease

By Chef K.T. Murphy A lot of people are confused as to what cholesterol actually is, what purpose it serves, and why it can be unhealthy. What many don’t know is that your body needs cholesterol in order to function properly. What Is Cholesterol Cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood and in…