Lower Cholesterol and Triglycerides

Cholesterol and triglycerides are circulating forms of lipids within the blood stream. Elevations of cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) and elevated triglycerides (hypertriglyceridemia) together are known as hyperlipidemia. Elevations of these circulating lipids are associated with heart disease and plaque buildup on the arteries of the brain, kidneys, legs and heart.

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Weight Loss and Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is on the rise around the world among young and old, rich and poor, men and women. The main reason for the rise in diabetes is the rise in weight gain and obesity.

Most diabetes is type 2 diabetes that is also sometimes known as adult-onset diabetes. It is chiefly related to weight gain and obesity. It used to be that type 2 diabetes became prevalent later in life after people had reached their 50s, 60s and 70s, and had not only aged, but also gained weight.

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Weight Gain and Sleep Apnea

Sleep disturbance is an extremely common and troubling condition. More and more people experience difficulties falling asleep and sleeping restfully through the night. While there are many potential reasons for sleep disturbance, one of the most common and troubling sleep disturbances is weight gain.

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