Posts Tagged ‘cholesterol’

Lipoprotein levels with FLD do not improve with exercise

Lipoprotein levels do not improve with exercise A new study published in the journal Hepatology has revealed that moderate exercise does not improve lipoprotein levels in obese patients with non alcoholic fatty liver disease and manages to reduce triglyceride and alanine transaminase levels by just a small amount. Obesity is a rampant health concern worldwide.…

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You, your diet and high triglycerides

You, your diet and high triglycerides You know what it means when your blood test results come back with your total cholesterol, LDL (“bad”) and HDL (“good”) cholesterol numbers. What about the number for triglycerides? What does it mean for your health? Often an elevated triglyceride goes hand in hand with a low HDL “good”…

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Is fructose really worse than other types of sugar?

Is fructose worse than sugar? DEAR DOCTOR K: I keep hearing about how bad fructose and high-fructose corn syrup are for my health. But is fructose really worse than other types of sugar? DEAR READER: The short answer is yes. I’m not an expert on sugar metabolism, but I’ll tell you what the experts at…

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UCLA study finds cholesterol regulator plays key role in development of liver scarring, cirrhosis

Cholesterol Regulator plays Key Role in Liver Scarring Public release date: 30-Mar-2011 Contact: Rachel Champeau UCLA researchers have demonstrated that a key regulator of cholesterol and fat metabolism in the liver also plays an important role in the development of liver fibrosis — the build-up of collagen scar tissue that can develop into cirrhosis. Cirrhosis,…

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