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nutritional supplements

Industry Reacts to Study “Wrongly” Comparing Supplements to Rx

Washington, D.C.—A recent Cleveland Clinic trial compared common dietary supplements to a low-dose cholesterol-lowering medication (a statin). The study was funded by AstraZeneca, which markets Rosuvastatin....
LDL and HDL cholesterol

There is No Such Thing as “Good” and “Bad” Cholesterol

In this column, I’d like to take a closer look at three widely shared assumptions that greatly influence how we think about cholesterol and...
health benefits of olives

Study: Olive + Pomegranate Extract May Lower LDL

Mollet del Vallès, Spain– Pomalive, a mixture of olive and pomegranate extract, may help improve high cholesterol levels from dyslipidemia. That's the finding from...

Tumeric Ingredient

Sabinsa has released CurCousin, derived from the turmeric root. The branded ingredient contains Calebin A, a curcumin analog. CurCousin was created to help individuals...

Study Suggests Probiotic May Support Lower Cholesterol

New evidence suggests the efficacy of the probiotic LPLDL in reducing LDL cholesterol levels in hypercholesterolemic adults, according to a study published in Journal...

Latest Research: Don’t Eat Eggs! Oh, really?

If you’re reading the first sentence of this article that means the headline message (Don’t Eat Eggs!) got your attention. Unfortunately, those kinds of headlines...

Nutrition Myth Busting in the Era of Fake News

In this lively presentation, Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS—a board-certified nutritionist and the best-selling author of The Great Cholesterol Myth—will show us why we can’t...

Study Links Statins with Vitamin K Deficiency, Vascular Calcification

Oslo, Norway, and East Brunswick, NJ—A new study is adding to the evidence that statins may enhance calcium accumulation in the arterial wall by...

Aged Garlic Extract and Cardiovascular Health: What the Science Says

Managing the various aspects of cardiovascular health is an important part of reducing your odds of a future heart attack or stroke. Here, we...

Study: Fish Oil Supplements Don’t Raise Bad LDL Levels

Sioux Falls, SD—Evidence suggests that people with very high serum triglyceride levels (>500 mg/dL) who are treated with high doses of omega-3 (i.e., 4...