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Total and High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Adults: United States, 2011–2014

High levels of total cholesterol and low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the “good cholesterol”) are risk factors for coronary heart disease. During 2009–2010, 13.4% of adults had high total cholesterol and 21.3% had low HDL cholesterol. 153 more words


1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, Dec. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) — About one in every eight American adults continue to have high levels of total cholesterol, while even more have low levels of “good” cholesterol, health officials reported Tuesday. 546 more words

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Herbs, Health & Wellbeing

In societies living close to the land, the benefits of using herbs to ameliorate health problems has long been known and in Provence, herbal teas and infusions remain part of everyday life. 922 more words


Is high cholesterol bad? The impact of poor data quality and reporting bias

High cholesterol – it’s a killer!

That’s been the common medical opinion for about he last fifty years.

As kids we were told to stop eating eggs, bacon and butter. 494 more words

Data Quality

Sugar Versus Corn Syrup, Four Year Sweet Court Battle Finally Over

If you took a few minutes to read the labels and tried to decide which drink is most suitable for you then you’re not having a hard time compared to the four year epic court battle between the sugar and fructose industries. 32 more words

Written Work

The main chemical constituent...

The main chemical constituent of the oil of cardamom which is responsible for flavour of this oil is cineole. Cardamom oil is extracted from Elettaria cardomomum of the Zingiberaceae family and is also known as cardamomi, cardomum and mysore cardomom.  38 more words