Herbs to help manage cholesterol

Written by Anonymous

Question : I'm a woman aged 43. Recently, my total cholesterol was detected as 6.37 mmol/L. I have no other condition except a family history with hypertension. What should I take to lower my cholesterol level?

Answer : A high total cholesterol reading is from 6.21 mmol/L and higher. High cholesterol can be controlled by taking guggulipid, which helps lower serum LDL cholesterol and triglycerides levels and increase HDL-cholesterol levels, provided you are consistently takingrepparttar right dosage, which may be six to eight capsules a day in your case. Guggulipid is an Indian herb which contains guggulsterone E and Z. They help reduce LDL (low density lipoprotein) cholesterol and triglycerides levels and increase HDL (high density lipoprotein) cholesterol levels.

The herbs milk thistle and dandelion can help in high cholesterol

Eating ... Gaining Weight ... How to Control the Urge to Splurge

Written by Michael Lee

I confess: I'm completely addicted to Pringles. My determination weakens every time I think about munching into one, hearingrepparttar crunch, and getting that first taste of its yummy flavor. Pure heaven. Although you don't flip over chips, probably there's another food that lures you intorepparttar 150049 refrigerator orrepparttar 150050 pantry cabinet. According to one study, 97% of women (compared to 68% of men) experience cravings on food.

How do you control these urges that drag you in an intoxicated shape away from your diet plan and down intorepparttar 150051 swirling vortex of pleasure? I researched onrepparttar 150052 topic to give you expert advice on how to enjoy that art called eating without turning in into a feeding frenzy. Read on - and never again feel guilty about eating a chocolate chip cookie.

Take Charge of Your Eating Habits.

Try to controlrepparttar 150053 number of food cravings you experience. It appears to be impossible for humans like us, but if you psyche yourself and develop fewer cravings, then slowly you'll submit to fewer cravings.

According to one study of nearly 500 women, researchers found that women who received a daily 1, 200 milligram calcium supplement reduced their number of premenstrual food cravings by 54%. To reachrepparttar 150054 same result by gettingrepparttar 150055 needed calcium intake from food, rely on skim milk and yogurt. Sounds a bit difficult for all lactose intolerant? Try some calcium-fortified foods or juices like cheese and calcium-filled orange juices. If you don't feel you can get sufficient calcium from food, make uprepparttar 150056 difference using a supplement of calcium carbonate or calcium citrate.

How about something relaxing? When you're anxious,repparttar 150057 body produces more ofrepparttar 150058 hormone cortisol, which may increaserepparttar 150059 amount of carbohydrates you want to eat. Sweets or carbohydrates temporarily increase our levels of serotonin, making us feel calm and relaxed.

Thus, one way of helping curb your sweet tooth, rent some videos, text your funniest friends, or schedule a spa weekend. Why not have a bit of chocolate once in a while? When you begin including small amounts of these forbidden foods into your diet, a funny thing happens: You don't crave them anymore.

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