Japanese researchers found that the ‘high bread and low rice’ dietary pattern leads to higher serum low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol for both sexes, while the ‘high confectioneries and low alcohol’ diet did the same only for men.
Novel fibre supplement PolyGlycopleX (PGX) can help lower cholesterol, insulin and glucose levels, with slightly superior results to psyllium, according to a 12-month study on overweight or obese adults.
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a leading cause of death worldwide, and elevated LDL cholesterol is a major risk factor. Although most consumers understand the importance of maintaining a healthy cholesterol level for a healthy heart, few associate gut...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that plant stanols and sterols can more powerfully reduce cholesterol reduction after assessing fresh data submitted by category leaders, Raisio and Unilever.
Norwegian start-up Hofseth Biocare is set for a September debut of an omega-3 form it is promoting on the back of high-quality salmon sourcing and ongoing clinical trials demonstrating LDL cholesterol benefits.