Your Cholesterol-Friendly Guide to Holiday Foods

Sugary sweets, fatty appetizers, creamy eggnog. From office parties to family feasts, temptation is everywhere during the holiday season. It can be tough to stick with a cholesterol-friendly diet that’s low in saturated fat, trans fat, dietary cholesterol, and calories. But it’s not impossible. With a little planning, you can celebrate the season without selling … Read more

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

Researchers found diet was associated with improved blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) — The Mediterranean diet, long known to be heart-healthy, also reduces the risk of metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors that boost the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, according … Read more

Curry and Dementia

Main Category: Alzheimer’s / Dementia Also Included In: Nutrition / Diet Article Date: 05 Jun 2009 – 6:00 PDT Eating a curry once or twice a week could help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The magic ingredient in curry is curcumin, a component of the spice, turmeric. Professor Murali Doraiswamy, director of … Read more

The Four R Program

Just because a healthcare concept is not new does not mean it should be overlooked as potentially important in improving health and reducing the burden of chronic disease. In Part One of this series I discussed the Four R Program. Today I will focus on a therapy called “Metabolic Detoxification.”