Triglycerides, Elevated

Most stored body fat is in the form of triglycerides (triacylglycerols), which represent a highly concentrated form of energy.  Most dietary fat is also triglycerides.  But the body also makes triglycerides in the liver from carbohydrates.  And the fastest, surest way … Continue reading

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hypertension is a condition in which a person has higher blood pressure (BP) than is deemed normal.  Most cases of high blood pressure are caused by hidden food allergies.  There is a quick but extreme way to find out for sure.  For … Continue reading

Cholesterol, Elevated

High blood cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolemia) usually have little or nothing to do with the amount of cholesterol eaten.  Cholesterol is a vital bodily substance.  It is a constituent of bile; it helps to convert sunlight into vitamin D; it is … Continue reading

Homocysteine, Elevated

Homocysteine is an intermediary amino acid produced by the breakdown of methionine in the diet.  High blood levels of homocysteine damage artery walls, contributing to the development of atherosclerosis.  Three vitamins taken in combination reduce homocysteine levels: vitamin B-6, vitamin B-12, … Continue reading