A promising molecule called a CETP inhibitor was discovered about 20 years ago. It had the potential to both raise good cholesterol while at the same time reduce bad cholesterol. Conventional cholesterol lowering medication (drugs called statins) only reduce bad cholesterol and then not by as much as the CETP inhibitors promised to. Following conventional … Read more
Supplements are generally unnecessary for persons eating a range of different foods, and in many cases offer little or no extra benefit. Having said this supplements are likely to appear to work for about 10% of consumers, even if they have no active ingredients whatsoever. This is due to the placebo effect. The vast majority … Read more
Eggs are high in cholesterol, I love them and so should you!
Colour Matters When It Comes to Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s and Dementia are diseases close to me. Mum is not the Mum I knew most of my life. My wife and I spent years caring for her Mum before she passed. Her long term GP wrote “cause of death – dementia” on the last document relating to … Read more
Mythbusting Cholesterol. For decades the USA diet advisory committee recommended that people should eat no more than 300 milligrams of Cholesterol per day; which is about one and half egg yolks! The basis of this advice was that Cholesterol was associated with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) because cholesterol was a major component of the plaque … Read more
Boomers Health STRESS Part I AÂ 21st Century Issue That Shortens Life Glenn Sargent For Boomers Health Â© Copyright Boomers Club Pty Ltd Audust 2016 INTRODUCTION. Chronic stress is a silent killer. Â Even though it may be initiated via subconscious and conscious emotional responses it does result in the release of real cell damaging molecules (cortisol) … Read more
INTRODUCTION Part II THE AGING PROCESS – And How To Slow It Down Glenn Sargent For Boomers Health © Copyright Boomers Club Pty Ltd July 2016 Ageing We Can See – Or Can We? Getting older is something no human can avoid, but we can influence our biological ageing rate. The best example of visible ageing … Read more