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  1. General Chat
    I need meal ideas for someone who is diabetic and needs to watch their cholesterol. Am trying to think of foods that are softer since they just had work done on their jaw. I was thinking of foods like fish, tomatoes, potatos, pureed soup, poached chicken, etc. What ideas do you have? I can't...
  2. Healthy Cooking
    DH has been told by his doctor to adjust his diet. He has borderline high BS and the wrong balance of cholesterol levels. I think we eat pretty good: fresh fruits and veg, fish when I can afford it, no added salt, only 100% juice, no processed food, no fast food, etc. but apparently I have to...
  3. Health and beauty
    I have high cholesterol. According to my doctor, it's a result of thyroid issues, genetics, and my diet. It's frustrating to me because, even though my thyroid is under control with the aid of medication, my cholesterol meds aren't helping. It's also frustrating to me because there is...
  4. Health and beauty
    I need to lose weight; however my budget is VERY tight and my family won't always like the same type of food I should be having. They eat healthy, but I need to eat even healthier and low sodium. I need cheap healthy food ideas (and here healthy food can be more pricey so ideas from scratch...
  5. Health and beauty
    They had a wellness fair at dh's work. He got the results back and although his cholesterol levels are within the normal range, they are at the very highest part of normal. I think he eats the healthiest of all of us! What can we do to lower it? Thanks!
  6. General Chat
    Back in November, my total cholesterol was 296. Dr. didn't like it one bit, and I have to say I wasn't happy, either. Dr. suggested I take cholesterol-lowering drugs. I left his office that day determined to lower my cholesterol WITHOUT drugs. Now, I firmly believe that presription drugs...
  7. Health and beauty
    So...I have high cholesterol...but I really don't know what to do about it. It's hereditary in my case..untreated my father's is in the 400 range and my mother is over 300. With drugs they're both still in the 185 range. That sounds pretty silly since there are only entire books about it, but...
  8. Health and beauty
    Last thursday evening I really enjoyed listening to a live webinar that hosted The People's Chemist, Shane Ellison, an ex pharma cook, as he calls himself. It lasted for one hour and I took some excellent notes on cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and the role that this plays in our bodies. Rather than...
  9. Health and beauty
    Friend, You probably heard that physicians want to give children cholesterol-lowering drugs (statins). You probably heard that statins are the bestselling drugs of all time. You probably heard that statins can help lower cholesterol. But what you rarely hear is that statin drugs are...
  10. Health and beauty
    http://www.naturalnews.com/z023583.html (NaturalNews) In the latest example of absurd disease mongering to receive widespread media attention, the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee has announced that infants as young as two years old need to be screened for high cholesterol, and...
  11. Health and beauty
    http://www.newswithviews.com/Ellison/shane13.htm "Lower your cholesterol and prevent heart disease (atherosclerosis)!" Medical Doctors, drug manufacturers and nutritional supplement companies make billions of dollars browbeating us to believe this statement. Despite the exuberance with which...
  12. Health and beauty
    http://www.naturalnews.com/z021147.html It had to happen sooner or later. On October 3, 2006, after extensive review of all studies relating to cholesterol-lowering benefits by statin drugs, scientists reporting in the Annals of Internal Medicine pulled the rug out from under the current...
  13. Health and beauty
    The Benefits of High Cholesterol Uffe Ravnskov, MD, PhD People with high cholesterol live the longest. This statement seems so incredible that it takes a long time to clear one's brainwashed mind to fully understand its importance. Yet the fact that people with high cholesterol live...
  14. Health and beauty
    down to normal or near normal WITHOUT medication? What changes did you make, or what did you do? Did you have to do an extremely rigid eating program, or could you indulge a teensy bit. Was it exercise that made the difference? or diet? or both..... Thanks in advance, all!
  15. Kitchen Basics
    Made up this recipe today and they are quite good. Pomegrante Muffins 1 Cup wheat flour 1 Cup white flour 1/2 Cup sugar 2 tsp. Baking Powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1 Tbsp Grated orange peel 1/2 cup milled flaxseed (optional) 1 cup fat free milk 1/4 cup egg beaters 2 Tbsp apple sauce 2 Tbsp canola oil...
  16. Healthy Cooking
    I'v posted some tips on another website I thought might be of interest to you. These baking tips should be helpful to diabetics, those who wish to lower carbs and or cholesterol ,or those who just want to bake a little bit healthier...
  17. Health and beauty
    I went to the Dr. yesterday to get the results of my latest lipid profile. I have one done every three months. I have been treated for high cholesterol for the last four years. I take Zocor daily. Before I started taking the meds, my cholesterol was 271. With meds, it has averaged about 197...
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