Studies show that cinnamon can lower blood lipids in people with diabetes or metabolic syndrome.
An Australian trial will give us a clearer picture of whether healthy old people benefit from taking statins to prevent heart disease and stroke.
We need to eat a healthy diet, do some exercise and avoid stress rather than blame saturated fat for heart disease, says a recent editorial. But does the evidence stack up?
A study claims that getting 15% of your calorie intake from walnuts can help lower LDL ('bad') cholesterol – an expert takes a closer look at the results.