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Cholesterol: Plant sterols and stanols

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Dietitian Heather Miller, who holds clinics in Balla, Castlebar, and Ballindine, this week talks about lowering cholesterol.

Lower your cholesterol

Eighty per cent of Irish men and women over 45 suffer from high cholesterol, the most common major risk factor associated with developing heart disease.

Mayo obesity rates in adults are above the national average

As many as one in three adults over 40 years of age in Mayo are obese, according to a report launched this week by Croí, the West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation, in collaboration with HSE West’s Mayo Primary Community and Continuing Care Department.

Healthy Heart Week - focus on cholesterol

Next week, September 22 to 29, is Healthy Heart Week. One of the best ways to prevent heart disease is to keep your cholesterol at a healthy level. The following information will outline ways to help you do this.  

Don’t forget to check your heart!

For the month of January, the Boots Healthy Heart Service is available for an introductory offer of €20 (normal price €40).

Healthy Heart Day

Heart Smart is a free cardiovascular check up that is available to everyone over 40 years who has not attended a GP in the last year for a cholesterol check. It will be held on Tuesday March 24 in Cosgallen from 9.30am to 4pm.

Refuelling ageing bodies — human energy in capsules

Scientists have discovered the substance that produces energy in our cells. It is a vitamin-like substance called co-enzyme Q10 which cells need in order to make energy from fat, carbohydrate, and protein. Today they are able to manufacture the "fuel of life" and place it in edible capsules as a nutritional supplement. Millions of people throughout the world take co-enzyme Q10 on a daily basis in order to conquer fatigue and lack of energy.

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