Blood tests

8 Better Tests for Heart Disease Than Cholesterol

As a marker for the presence and severity of Heart Diseases, total cholesterol and the division of cholesterol into good HDL and bad LDL is out of date.  There are at least 8 tests that have higher significance and show better correlation with heart disease.

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The Gallbladder and Fats

Why do we have a gallbladder, and what is so interesting about it?  What does it feel like when it’s not healthy, and how does diet affect it?  Why are low-fat diets bad for you in the long-run?  Here I answer those questions and more in this fourth in an ongoing series of articles on oils, fats, and diet. Continue reading The Gallbladder and Fats