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13 Nov 2020
In medicine to successfully treat any disease, the cause of the disease must be established. I have been able to show to a large extent that the cause(s) of diabetes mellitus are two fold.
8 Sep 2020
If your cholesterol level has crept up over the years, you may wonder whether changing your diet can help. Ideally, your total cholesterol value should be 200 milligrammes per deciliter (mg/dL) or lower. But it is the harmful Low-Density Lipo-protein (LDL) ‘bad’ cholesterol value that experts worry about the most. Excess LDL builds up on…
6 Aug 2020
Cholesterol is a fatty wax-like substance present in all the cells of the body and it is also in transit in the blood.
20 Aug 2019
Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans. The darkly coloured and bitter beverage is one of the most popular drink in the world. It is estimated that 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed per day. Coffee contains several useful nutrients, including riboflavin (vitamin B-2), niacin (vitamin B-3), magnesium, potassium, and various…
19 Aug 2018
Cholesterol is an essential substance in the human system. Of two types, it is important to have the knowledge to balance both. In this interview with GERALDINE AKUTU, Dr. Akinsanya Olusegun-Joseph, a Consultant Cardiologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) enlightens on cholesterol, how to balance and manage it. What is Cholesterol? Cholestrol is a…
4 Aug 2018
Cholesterol, a fatty substance made by the liver and distributed throughout the body, is essential for the body to function properly. Cholesterol allows...
19 May 2018
When you are shopping and you see an item that says it’s low in cholesterol, you still need to check the nutrition label. If it is high in saturated fat, it can raise your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol. Also check the serving size. It might be smaller than you think, and if you eat too much,…
28 Nov 2017
Researchers from Iowa State University, United States (U.S.), found that angry men aged 20 to 40 were one-and-a-half times more likely to be dead 35 years later than those who were calmer.
28 Aug 2017
It can be considered chronic when individuals experience symptoms multiple times in a three-month period. The Western diet is loosely defined as one full of fatty and sugary foods, such as burgers, fries and soda.
24 May 2017
Cholesterol is a fatty substance in the blood. There are two types of cholesterol. A correct balance between the two is needed for good health.The two types of cholesterol are high-density lipoprotein...
6 May 2017
When you are shopping and you see an item that says it’s low in cholesterol, you still need to check the nutrition label. If it is high in saturated fat, it can raise your LDL “bad” cholesterol.
18 Mar 2017
A nutritionist, Mrs Dorcas Odunayo, said on Saturday that a positive lifestyle choices can help Nigerians stay on top of their health and increase their lifespan.

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