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Studies Show Sterols Can Help Lower Cholesterol Levels – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 6

Studies Show Sterols Can Help Lower Cholesterol Levels – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 6

In Episode 6 of the Invite Health Podcast, Jerry Hickey, Ph., discusses what cholesterol is, its impact on your body, and the effectiveness of sterols in lowering cholesterol levels.

Can Intermittent Fasting Help Ease Metabolic Syndrome?

Can Intermittent Fasting Help Ease Metabolic Syndrome?

The American Heart Association reports that metabolic syndrome affects about 23% of adults. A new study now says that eating within a certain time window – intermittent fasting – can help tackle that.

New Study: High Vitamin D Levels Linked to Lower Cholesterol

New Study: High Vitamin D Levels Linked to Lower Cholesterol

Photo by A. L. on Unsplash A study performed by the University of Eastern Finland has found a link between higher serum Vitamin D levels and lower plasma cholesterol levels in primary school children. What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D, commonly called the ‘sunshine vitamin, […]

Harvard: 11 Foods That Lower LDL-Cholesterol

Harvard: 11 Foods That Lower LDL-Cholesterol

It is easy to eat your way to high cholesterol levels. But it may also be easy to lower LDL-cholesterol by changing the foods that you eat.

Eating Meals Late at Night Causes Weight Gain and Impairs Fat Metabolism

Eating Meals Late at Night Causes Weight Gain and Impairs Fat Metabolism

If you’ve ever been on a diet, one common tip is to not eat heavy meals at night, usually past 9pm. The reason being that the probability of high activity level after that time, enough to burn the fat from that meal, is very slim. […]

Cholesterol Levels: Why They’re More Important Than You Think

Cholesterol Levels: Why They’re More Important Than You Think

You’ve probably heard, “Watch your cholesterol levels!” more than you’d like. But, the fact is, your cholesterol level can determine a lot about your health and other factors you may be at high risk of developing. What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fat-like substance found […]