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Are walnuts the key to weight loss and improving cholesterol?

Forget salad, there could be another food that is great for shedding those excess pounds, and it might just help to protect your heart in the long run! The key to losing weight could surprisingly be walnuts, according to the … Continue reading

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Overwhelming evidence shows statins are ‘very effective and safe’

The benefits of cholesterol-boosting statins far outweigh the risks and the “jury is no longer out”, leading health experts said yesterday. Six professors from British universities decided to wade into the fierce debate about Britain’s most prescribed type of medication, … Continue reading

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Statins may almost halve the risk of developing liver cancer

Cholesterol-busting statins such as Crestor (Rosuvastatin) and Lipitor (Atorvastatin) are currently prescribed to nearly a tenth (7 million) of the population in the United Kingdom, working their magic by raising good/protective cholesterol (HDL) and lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides. … Continue reading

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