Items Tagged ‘coronary heart disease’

Ask the Doctors - Could coconut oil lower my cholesterol?

June 26, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Could coconut oil lower my cholesterol?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I’m 75, healthy, and want to stay that way in spite of a bad family history regarding hearts and arteries. I have taken 10 milligrams of Lipitor for several years, but am wondering if I should try coconut oil to lower my cholesterol. We seem to be seeing a sudden rise in the […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, canola oil, cholesterol, coconut oil, coronary heart disease, Dr. Robert Ashley, lauric acid, LDL, olive oil, palmitic acid, saturated fat

Celebrating Heart Month - Fact #7

February 9, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #7

By uclahealth uclahealth

Studies from more than 20 countries show that moderate drinkers have 20-40% less coronary heart disease than nondrinkers. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.  

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Tags: coronary heart disease, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, Heart Month, moderate drinkers, nondrinkers, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health