Cholesterol: are food supplements effective? Cholesterol 

Cholesterol: are food supplements effective?

It is difficult to cross dairy products without seeing yogurt and margarine enriched with plant sterolsor omega-3 stamped “to lower cholesterol”. In pharmacy or on the net, these substances are found in food supplements. Someone who has an excess of cholesterol might be tempted to turn to this type of product thinking they are more harmless than drugs, especially statins. Is this really the case? The answers differ depending on the compound. Phytosterols: a drop of about 10% that poses question Phytosterols block the intestinal absorption of cholesterol, a dose of 1.5 to 2.5 g / day…

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Why it’s better to be treated by a woman in case of heart attack

Want to put all the chances on your side in case of infarction? According to a study by researchers at the prestigious Harvard University, for that, it is better to be treated by a woman. Indeed, the study just published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that the probability of death decreases by 5.4% when a woman suffering from an infarction is treated by a female doctor. A huge difference, based on the analysis of more than 500,000 cases of patients admitted to emergency for myocardial infarction…

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