Cholesterol

Canola Oil Could Actually Help With Diabetes, Cholesterol: Study

University of Toronto News | Posted 06.27.2014 | Canada Living
University of Toronto News

Canola is Canada's oil, and new research from the University of Toronto suggests it should also be one of the oils of choice for people with Type 2 diabetes.

7 Heart Healthy Tests That Can Save Your Life

Dr. John Dempster | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. John Dempster

Currently, one in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke (approximately 2,500 deaths per day). It is time for a functional medicine approach to treat and prevent heart disease. Here are my seven heart tests that can save your life.

Seedless Fruits and Vegetables Don't Do Us Any Favours

Josh Gitalis | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada Living
Josh Gitalis

Seeds contain the book of life. They have all of the genetic information necessary to create a new life. But what happened to all of the seeds? One word... convenience. We have bred our foods to make them more convenient by eliminating the most important part of the food.

Wait, What? Eggs Are As Dangerous As Smoking?

CBC | Posted 10.14.2012 | Canada Living

A researcher at Western University in London said he's found more evidence pointing to the harmful effects of egg yolks. He claims the cho...

No More 'Good' Cholesterol?

CBC | Posted 05.18.2012 | Canada Living

Having naturally high levels of "good" cholesterol doesn't lower the risk of heart attacks as believed. LDL cholesterol is referred to as "bad" cho...

Protect Your Heart: Find Out Your Cholesterol Number

The Huffington Post Canada | Karolina Weglarz | Posted 02.09.2012 | Canada Living

People always think they're too young to have heart attacks, but heart disease doesn't discriminate -- it can strike at any age. Measha Brueggergosman...