Ubiquinol induces characteristic gene expression patterns, which are translated into reduced LDL cholesterol levels and altered parameters of erythropoiesis in humans

Abstract Title: Ubiquinol-induced gene expression signatures are translated into altered parameters of erythropoiesis and reduced low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in humans. Abstract Source: IUBMB Life. 2011 Jan;63(1):42-8. PMID: 21280176 Abstract Author(s): Constance Schmelzer, Petra Niklowitz, Jürgen G Okun, Dorothea Haas, Thomas Menke, Frank Döring Article Affiliation: Department of Molecular Prevention, Institute of Human Nutrition and … Leggi tutto

This pilot study has demonstrated that daily consumption of banana is harmless both in diabetic and hypercholesterolemic volunteers and marginally beneficial to the later

Abstract Title: Daily consumption of banana marginally improves blood glucose and lipid profile in hypercholesterolemic subjects and increases serum adiponectin in type 2 diabetic patients. Abstract Source: Indian J Exp Biol. 2014 Dec ;52(12):1173-81. PMID: 25651610 Abstract Author(s): Ratchada Cressey, Warunee Kumsaiyai, Ampika Mangklabruks Article Affiliation: Ratchada Cressey Abstract: In this study, we explored the effects … Leggi tutto

These results suggest that repeated sauna therapy may protect against oxidative stress, which leads to the prevention of atherosclerosis

n/a Article Publish Status: FREE Click here to read the complete article. [divider style=”6″] Abstract Title: Repeated sauna therapy reduces urinary 8-epi-prostaglandin F(2alpha). Abstract Source: Jpn Heart J. 2004 Mar ;45(2):297-303. PMID: 15090706 Abstract Author(s): Akinori Masuda, Masaaki Miyata, Takashi Kihara, Shinichi Minagoe, Chuwa Tei Article Affiliation: Akinori Masuda Abstract: We have reported that repeated sauna … Leggi tutto

These data support beneficial hypocholesterolemic and vascular effects of the daily consumption of proanthocyanidins-rich apples

n/a Article Publish Status: FREE Click here to read the complete article. [divider style=”6″] Abstract Title: Two apples a day lower serum cholesterol and improve cardiometabolic biomarkers in mildly hypercholesterolemic adults: a randomized, controlled, crossover trial. Abstract Source: Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 Feb 1 ;111(2):307-318. PMID: 31840162 Abstract Author(s): Athanasios Koutsos, Samantha Riccadonna, Maria M … Leggi tutto

There is a lack of association between cholesterol and coronary heart disease mortality and morbidity and all-cause mortality in persons older than 70 years

Abstract Title: Lack of association between cholesterol and coronary heart disease mortality and morbidity and all-cause mortality in persons older than 70 years. Abstract Source: JAMA. 1994 Nov 2;272(17):1335-40. PMID: 7772105 Abstract Author(s): H M Krumholz, T E Seeman, S S Merrill, C F Mendes de Leon, V Vaccarino, D I Silverman, R Tsukahara, A M … Leggi tutto

The use of watermelon extract reduced total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein in patients with dyslipidemia

Abstract Title: Supplementation with Watermelon Extract Reduces Total Cholesterol and LDL Cholesterol in Adults with Dyslipidemia under the Influence of the MTHFR C677T Polymorphism. Abstract Source: J Am Coll Nutr. 2016 Mar 2:1-7. Epub 2016 Mar 2. PMID: 26934084 Abstract Author(s): Nayara M L Massa, Alexandre S Silva, Caio V C de Oliveira, Maria J C … Leggi tutto

The statin drug pravastatin does not reduce all-cause mortality in older, moderately hypercholesterolemic, hypertensive patients, despite its ability to lower blood lipids

Abstract Title: Major outcomes in moderately hypercholesterolemic, hypertensive patients randomized to pravastatin vs usual care: The Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT-LLT). Abstract Source: JAMA. 2002 Dec 18;288(23):2998-3007. PMID: 12479764 Abstract Author(s): [No authors listed] Abstract: CONTEXT: Studies have demonstrated that statins administered to individuals with risk factors for coronary heart disease … Leggi tutto

The results from a population sample of cyclists suggest that additional cardiovascular health benefits can be achieved beyond the current minimum physical activity recommendation

Article Publish Status: FREE Click here to read the complete article. [divider style=”6″] Abstract Title: Dose-response associations between cycling activity and risk of hypertension in regular cyclists: The UK Cycling for Health Study. Abstract Source: J Hum Hypertens. 2015 Apr ;29(4):219-23. Epub 2014 Oct 2. PMID: 25273856 Abstract Author(s): M Hollingworth, A Harper, M Hamer Article … Leggi tutto

The macadamia nut-based diet high in monounsaturated fat and the moderately low-fat diet both had potentially beneficial effects on cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels when compared with a typical American diet

Abstract Title: Serum lipid effects of a high-monounsaturated fat diet based on macadamia nuts. Abstract Source: Arch Intern Med. 2000 Apr 24;160(8):1154-8. PMID: 10789609 Abstract Author(s): J D Curb, G Wergowske, J C Dobbs, R D Abbott, B Huang Article Affiliation: Department of Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu … Leggi tutto

The LDL-cholesterol lowering effect of oat beta-glucan depends on molecular weight (size)

Abstract Title: Physicochemical properties of oatβ-glucan influence its ability to reduce serum LDL cholesterol in humans: a randomized clinical trial. Abstract Source: Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Oct;92(4):723-32. Epub 2010 Jul 21. PMID: 20660224 Abstract Author(s): Thomas M S Wolever, Susan M Tosh, Alison L Gibbs, Jennie Brand-Miller, Alison M Duncan, Valerie Hart, Benoît Lamarche, Barbara … Leggi tutto