Cholesterol

How To : Treat cholesterol with natural supplements

Heart disease is a number one killer, that is why it is important to keep our cholesterol under control. In this how to video Pharmacologist Joe Graedon shows you how to manage your cholesterol with a few home remedies. Did you know that psyllium, niacin, red yeast rice and fi ...more

How To : Make low-cholesterol deviled eggs

In this tutorial, we learn how to make low-cholesterol deviled eggs. First, boil your eggs until they are cooked all the way, then cool them off. Peel the shell off of the eggs, then cut them in half and remove the yolk from the egg. Lay these on a serving plate, then chop up ...more

How To : Lower LDL cholesterol naturally with your diet

Not all cholesterol is bad for you. You can have cholesterol, but you need to know what is good for you is what is bad for you. Lowering LDL cholesterol is the way to improve your cholesterol and overall health. This video will show you how to lower LDL cholesterol.

How To : Self test for cholesterol

One very important aspect of self management is testing your cholesterol levels. Anyone over 20 should should test their cholesterol levels. This how to video shows you how to take an at home cholesterol test. Although there is no substitute for visiting a doctors office, this ...more

How To : Lower cholesterol naturally

In this video, we learn how to lower cholesterol naturally. If you want to accomplish the task of lowering your cholesterol without the use of drugs, it can be done! First, you need to make sure you are eating a diet that has healthy carbohydrates and starches, legumes and bea ...more

How To : Incorporate foods to help lower cholesterol

Cholesterol can be both a good and bad thing for your body. So it's important to know how to differentiate between what makes it bad and good. In this tutorial, you'll find out what foods you can use to help lower your cholesterol. So good luck, take care, and enjoy!

How To : Eat properly and lower high cholesterol

Many Americans have high cholesterol and the foods we eat are often the cause of the problem. In this episode of Ask Amy, learn how to choose your foods wisely and actually lower your cholesterol by eating better. You don't have to sacrifice everything you love for your choles ...more

How To : Avoid foods that raise cholesterol

Nancy Dell is telling us what fats are bad for us. Fats that raise cholesterol. There are two categories of that kind of fats which are bad for us one is saturated fats. Saturated fats are those fats which are extracted from animal like milk, cheese, butter, any cream, yogurt, ...more

How To : 10 Reasons You Need to Add Cinnamon to Your Coffee

Creamer, milk (whole or skim), sugar, or even butter—you've probably added at least one of these to your coffee to improve its taste at some point. If you're looking for something different, though, try a new twist with a dash of cinnamon. This sweet, sharp spice can do so muc ...more

Green Tea : It Cleans More Than Just Your Body

About ten years ago, Western research figured out that green tea was a nutritional powerhouse. After all, in Asian countries where green tea is consumed throughout the day, cancer rates tend to be much lower, although there are probably other factors contributing to that fact, ...more

How To : 12 Tofu Hacks That Even Tofu-Haters Can Appreciate

Tofu has been a staple food in Asia for over 2,000 years, but due to the health craze of recent years, it's enjoyed a surge of popularity in the Western world. Derived from the milk of soy beans and typically coagulated by calcium or magnesium salts, tofu can be found in consi ...more

How To : Take the Bite Out of Garlic

Garlic is magical. It fends off vampires (or so I hear), helps lower blood pressure, reduces the production of cholesterol in the body... oh, and it's also freaking delicious, of course. Garlic is a culinary staple in countries all over the world. That lovable stink and sharp ...more

How To : How & Why Fasting Can Boost Your Immune System

Fasting—or the practice of regularly abstaining from ingesting anything except water—is a pretty drastic move. I tried to fast for two days and made it to the 12-hour mark, which is when I broke down and ate a quart of ice cream. However, I may have to try it again, since "sh ...more

News : 6 Meaningless Claims on Food Labels

Hi OLers read the following article to gain some great insight into the mischevious advertising ways of food labels. Thanks to the New York Times for this great article below. Happy Eating6 Meaningless Claims on Food LabelsAlthough food labels are supposed to tell us exactly w ...more

How To : Golden Milk Is the New Fall Superdrink

There was once a time when everyone scoffed at the turmeric tonic tea sold at the coffee shop I work at. Funny, because as of recently, we seem to be selling out. How can this be explained? Beyoncé must have been spotted buying turmeric beverages on the cover of some celebrity ...more

How To : Finally, a Healthy Reason to Buy More Beer

Remember those horrible, soul-crushing studies from a few years back linking grilled meats with cancer? Unfortunately, they're still true, but scientists have recently found that an unexpected ingredient can curb some of the harmful effects of high-temperature cooking. If you ...more

How To : Lower your high blood pressure naturally

Lowering your blood pressure can have many positive effects on your health. Follow Dr. Matthew as he takes you through steps to lower your blood pressure through natural methods. The first place to start is by managing emotional factors such as life stress. These stressors can ...more

How To : Prepare Indian style lima beans curry

Many people consider lima beans (also known as butter beans) boring, but here’s a way to make lima beans curry that will spruce up this usually ignored vegetable. When combined with whole grains such as rice, lima beans provide virtually fat-free high quality protein and a ver ...more

How To : Strengthen your heart

The heart needs exercise just like any other muscle. Live longer and healthier by pumping it up! You Will Need * Clothing suitable for exercise * Sneakers * A watch Step 1: Exercise regularly Perform at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise, three to five times a week. For b ...more

How To : Make eggless chocolate cake

Many vegetarians and vegans often miss out on holiday cakes because they are made with eggs. Here is a wonderfully simple recipe for an eggless chocolate cake. Good for cholesterol watchers too!

How To : Impress your doctor by knowing key phrases

Want to impress your doctor? Check out this video and learn a few fancy names for common problems and soon your doc will be in awe of your smarts. **Always consult your doctor for actual medical advice. Step 1: Excessive sweating = chromium deficiency Do you sweat more than t ...more

How To : Transition Smoothly To Vegetarianism

So you've found yourself opting to be a vegetarian. The transition into a new way of eating and living is not always easy and as a result people often ditch their vegetarian goals and revert back to their previous eating habits. Here are some steps to ensure a successful trans ...more

How To : Manage high blood pressure through diet

Sometimes pills aren't the best answer. Doctors do not need to prescribe medications for common health problems, such as high blood pressure. They can be helped by simple adjusting your lifestyle. If you have high blood pressure, you are more than twice as likely to develop he ...more

How To : Cook vegetarian Indian paneer (cheese) masala

Are you trying to cut meat (especially red meat) out of your diet to lower your cholesterol? Then check out this food video to learn a delicious and easy Indian vegetarian recipe for paneer (cheese) masala. Paneer is a type of Indian cheese that is particularly savory, pairin ...more

How To : Crack an egg

Cracking an egg is a simple task once you have the technique down, so check out this video. Keep the shells out of your food! No need to walk on eggshells if you're looking to make scrambled eggs or your favorite homemade cookies – take a crack at this simple task. Step 1: H ...more

How To : Make sea bass with fennel garlic lemon

If you've never had sea bass, you may be missing out on a very nutritious and tasty dish. Sea bass contains good amounts of vitamin B6 and magnesium. The only bad side to it is that they contain high levels of cholesterol. So eat sparingly. In this tutorial, you'll find out ho ...more

How To : Cheer someone up

Have you ever had someone make you feel better with a simple act of kindness? Now it’s time to bank some good karma and make someone else’s day. You Will Need * Compassion * Good intentions * A sweet idea * Action * A selfless heart Step 1 Call. Pick up the phone and engage t ...more

How To : Make meatballs

A great source of protein, meatballs don't have to be high in fat and cholesterol. Watch how easy it can be to make this versatile Italian and delicious dish at home.

How To : Maintain heart health for women

Learn how to maintain your heart health at any age! Great advice for all women because the younger you are the better chance you have at protecting your heart and preventing heart disease. Starting at age 30 you should start getting cholesterol test just to keep yourself in ch ...more

How To : Prepare a fresh bean salad

A bean salad is a great way to get the health benefits from beans. Beans are a good source of protein, they're full of fiber and are said to "pull" cholesterol out of your body. This bean salad recipe has the fresh crisp flavor of summer with fresh peppers and corn. You'll lov ...more

How To : Make delicious stuffed artichokes

If you've never tried an artichoke, you're missing out on something great! These green little dome-like veggies are low in saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, and are used for a variety of reasons including medical. So in this tutorial, you're going to find out how to make del ...more

How To : Seal wood scratches with a walnut

Nasty scratch on your furniture? Well you can treat it by using... a walnut! Yes, that's right, a walnut. Let us show you how to use this clever little snack to do more than just bust cholesterol! Seal wood scratches with a walnut. Click through to watch this video on videojug ...more

How To : Read and understand a nutrition label

This video shows how to read, understand and interpret the "Nutrition Facts" on food labels. First he explains the fats. Unsaturated fats are good for you, but saturated and trans fats are unhealthy. Cholesterol can be lowered by unsaturated fats and raised by saturated fats. ...more

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