Cholesterol

Cholesterol

Evidence for caution: What women need to know about statins

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
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Women and Health Protection
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Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Based on Evidence for Caution:  Women and Statin Use (2007) by Harriet Rosenberg and Danielle Allard.

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Evidence for caution: Women and statin use

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Harriet G. Rosenberg
Danielle Allard
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Vol. 10, N. 2
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2008
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins and the risks to women.

TRANSforming the food supply

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Health Canada
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2007

The final report of the Trans Fat Task Force, with recommendations and strategies on how "to effectively eliminate or reduce processed trans fats in Canadian foods to the lowest level possible."

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Love your heart: making the right fat choices for healthy cholesterol

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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2007

Discusses difference between blood cholesterol and dietary cholesterol, the difference between "good" and "bad" cholesterol, the different types of fats, and lifestyle choices to lower your cholesterol.

Love your heart: making the right fat choices for healthy cholesterol levels

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Canadian Health Network

Discusses blood cholesterol and dietary cholesterol, how to build a balanced relationship between good and bad cholesterol, how to cut out trans and saturated fats, and how to include monosaturated and polyunsaturated fats like Omega-3 in your diet.

Red clover: Trifolium pratense

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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Publication Date: 
2006
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Bethesda, MD

Provides basic information about the herb red clover, including common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information.

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Includes bibliographical references. Series: Herbs at a Glance

Sister talk 2

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Brigham and Women's Hospital
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2006
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Boston, MA

Presents a ten-part television series designed to help Black women learn practiical strategies to improve their heart health. Covers topics such as diabetes, blood pressure, stroke, cholesterol, healthy weights, stress, smoking, and advocacy.

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Garlic: Allium sativum

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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
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2006
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Bethesda, MD

Provides basic information about garlic, including uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information.

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Includes bibliographical references. Series: Herbs at a Glance

Flaxseed and flaxseed oil: Linum usitatissimum

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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
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2006
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Bethesda, MD

Provides basic information about flaxseed and flaxseed oil, including common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information.

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Includes bibliographical references. Series: Herbs at a Glance

Love your heart: encouraging healthy Inuit hearts (Inuktitut)

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Inuktitut
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Online
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Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses how the heart works, the causes of preventable heart diseases, and what individuals can do to keep their hearts healthy, in Inuktitut.

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ISBN 1894396359
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