Cholesterol levels appear to fluctuate significantly with the seasons.
This may leave some people with borderline high cholesterol at greater cardiovascular risk during the winter months, according to new research.
Painful side effects –
Up to 75 per cent of patients who take statins to treat elevated cholesterol levels may suffer from muscle pain.
Scientists at the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen have now identified a possible mechanism underlying this unfortunate side effect. The results have been published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology.
by Dr. Leo Galland
Cinnamon is not only delicious, but this fragrant spice is also the subject of scientific research for its potential health benefits.
Some studies suggest that powdered cinnamon, about a half teaspoon a day, may help prevent diabetes or reduce blood sugar in adults who have diabetes.