Tagged: LDL-cholesterol

Banana peel and heart disease

Banana Peel Blocks Artery Disease

Researchers from China Pharmaceutical University’s Department of Physiology have determined that a banana peel extract blocks the ability of oxidized LDL-cholesterol from sticking to and damaging artery walls. This means that the molecule blocks the process of artery plaque build up. The molecule,...

statins and diabetes

Statin Drugs Can Cause Memory Loss

Following the receipt of studies and side effect reports, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a safety alert that statin drugs can cause memory loss, in addition to elevated blood sugar and type 2 diabetes. They added that when the statin...

Algal DHA

Algal DHA Found to Lower Triglycerides and VLDL-c

Research from New York’s Rockefeller University has determined that DHA sourced from microalgae lowers serum triglycerides and Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) in overweight adults, and reduces VLDL particle size. This conclusion was confirmed by a new meta-study from the Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute, which...