Posts Tagged ‘cholesterol’


The Many Dangers of Statin Drugs

Posted on February 24th, 2011 by Dr. Mercola  |  7 Comments »

Statin drugs, or cholesterol-lowering medications, are among the most commonly prescribed drugs today. But are they really necessary? Nutrition experts Sally Fallon and Mary G. Enig believe that high cholesterol or hypercholesterolemia is actually an “invented disease” that emerged when health professionals began measuring blood cholesterol levels. If you check the medical literature between the […]


4 Factors that Determine Your State of Health

Posted on April 2nd, 2010 by Dr. Mercola  |  5 Comments »

Before you go on a diet or start a fitness program, the first thing that you have to do is to assess yourself and your state of health. Dr. Joseph Mercola outlines four time-tested, clinically proven factors that you need to look at so you can determine the level of health you’re currently on before […]


The Real Dish on Eggs: It’s Not Bad for Your Heart

Posted on December 18th, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  3 Comments »

Don’t let them vilify your eggs! Among the many health myths that perpetrate popular consciousness is that eggs are bad for your heart. The real dish, however, is that this food doesn’t only decrease heart disease risks, but also hold a number of health benefits. Eggs Are Not Bad For Your Heart or Cholesterol An […]


Why Drink Raw Milk?

Posted on July 10th, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  4 Comments »

Milk is one of the oldest foods and one of the first health products. But nowadays, milk is no longer what is used to be. Sure, we now have a lot of options when we go to the supermarket – pasteurized milk, skim milk, powdered milk, flavored milk, soy milk – but none of these […]


The Unhealthy Truth About Trans Fats

Posted on March 24th, 2009 by author  |  No Comments »

What do Jack in the Box french fries, Krispy Kreme donuts and Oreos have in common? They all contain trans fats, also known as trans fatty acids, trans saturated fats, partially hydrogenated oils and hydrogenated fats. People used to think that all types of fat are bad. But if you are scared of fats, the […]