Tag: cholesterol

What’s The Best Fiber Supplement? Splitting Fact From Fiction (Updated for 2019)


[Last updated 23rd January, 2019]

A high fiber diet is thought to be very beneficial for health.

Increasing your intake is thought to protect against a wide variety of diseases and conditions, particularly for heart and digestive health (1).

Unfortunately, the average Western diet is seriously low in fiber.

This article summarises the best fiber supplements available to you, based on current research.[Discover More…]

What Is Fish Oil Good For? An Unbiased Look At 8 Popular Claims


[Last updated 9th November, 2017]

$1.2 billion.

That’s what the fish oil industry is worth each year in the US alone.

But what is fish oil good for when it comes to chronic disease, skin conditions and weight loss?

Are the reported health benefits true… or have they been oversold to us like most other “healthy” foods and supplements?

This article looks at 8 of the most popular claims to uncover the truth.[Discover More…]

What Causes High Cholesterol and Heart Disease? Experts Pretend They Know, But They Don’t


[Last updated 29th September, 2017]

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates, Greek philosopher.
I have a confession to make.

When I first wrote this article it had a completely different title and angle.

It attempted to explain why cholesterol is not related to heart disease risk, somewhat supportive of the Cholesterol Myth mindset.

I found this to be true of myself, regularly eating so-called high cholesterol foods with little change to my blood readings. That is, as a healthy young adult.

The original article was to be titled: [Discover More…]