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Researchers have revealed that consuming one avocado a day can help improve bad cholesterol levels. Known as the ‘avocado’ diet, the fruit is said to improve blood fat scores linked to heart disease, including significantly lowering cholesterol. Read more
Cardiologist Dan Rader has managed to detect a rare genetic medical condition which makes the individual 20 times more likely to have sky-high levels of cholesterol and other linked conditions, in several people so far, just by feeling their Achilles tendon. Read more
Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have found that three in twenty people (15%) carry the gene known as CETP TaqlB which helps manage the levels of ‘good’ HDL cholesterol in the body and in turn removes blood fats from the body which can later lead to heart disease. Read more