Diet Rich in Algae Oil Can Lower Triglycerides

Adding algae oil to your diet has been proved to lower high triglycerides. The benefits of fish oil include the ability to lower high triglycerides in the blood. Instead of using fish oil in this study, a natural oil extracted from golden algae that contains 40 percent DHA, but no EPA, was used…

Natural Ways to Lower Cholesterol

Pterostilbene, a berry compound found in blueberries and grapes, can help lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease. It was found that pterostilbene was similar in activity to ciprofibrate, a commercial drug that lowers LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. Agricultural Research Service Chemist Agnes Rimando said: “But ciprofibrate can have side effects…

DHA Supplements Affect Triglycerides and Cholesterol

DHA is often promoted as a dietary supplement to improve cardiovascular health. The polyunsaturated fatty acid DHA, short for docosahexaenoic acid, is found naturally in oil-rich fish, such as salmon and mackerel, along with another natural fatty acid, EPA (eicosapentanoic acid). So researchers recently ran a study with high-triglyceride male…

Garlic Lowers High Blood Pressure and Triglycerides

Of the seven trials that compared the effect of garlic with that of placebo, three showed a significant lowering of systolic blood pressure and four in diastolic blood pressure. (J-Hypertens. 1994 Apr; 12(4): 463-8). For example, the supine diastolic blood pressure in the group having garlic treatment fell from 102…