Heart attack and stroke are two of the leading causes of death, yet there is a lot of confusion about the role of diet/nutrition, and what should be done to minimize risk.
- How does dietary cholesterol and fat differ in affecting the lipid (fat) levels in my bloodstream?
- I have cut all the fat out of my diet, why is my cholesterol and triglycerides still so high?
- What exercise program is best to reduce my blood lipid (fat) levels?
- Is weight lifting or cardiovascular exercise better to reduce my cholesterol and triglycerides and raise my HDL?
- What foods and nutritional supplements are best for my heart?
- What is all the hype about omega 3 fatty acids and heart disease? Should I get it from flax seed or fish oil?
- What omega 3 supplement is best since I need to watch the mercury levels?
- How does missing meals and overeating affect my cholesterol and triglycerides?
- Why did my doctor tell me to limit my carbohydrate intake if cholesterol is fat in my blood stream?
- At what point do I give up on trying to change my diet and turn to medication to lower cholesterol/triglycerides?