Definition of Lipoproteins:

Molecules composed of lipids and proteins that carry fats and cholesterol through the bloodstream.

Also: Lipoprotein

Topics Related to Lipoproteins

Andropause/Male Menopause

...recommendation DIM / I3C
“...At the basic level of lipoprotein status, 2-hydroxy and 2-methoxy estrogens are powerful antioxidants...”

Aneurysm / Rupture

...recommendation Test for Cardiac Risk Factors
“The authors of one study concluded that a high level of lipoprotein is an independent risk factor for thoracic aortic atherosclerosis and should be controlled in order to prevent aortic disease including aortic aneurysm...”
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Cholesterol Level Check a treatment
“...The USPSTF recommends screening with total cholesterol, HDL-C, and lipoprotein analysis for persons with major coronary heart disease risk factors (e.g. smoking, hypertension or diabetes)...”

Coffee a treatment
“...Coffee also contains chemicals that increase low-density lipoproteins (LDL) in some people – the 'bad' cholesterol that leads to cardiovascular disease and contributes to artery clogging...”

Coronary Disease / Heart Attack

...the condition
“...Such tests include hs-CRP, lipoprotein(a), homocysteine and fibrinogen among others...”
...recommendation L-Lysine
“...However, when there is an extra quantity of lysine and proline in the blood stream, the Lp(a) attachment sites get blocked by these amino acids creating a "Teflon-like" layer around the lipoprotein particles...”

High Total Cholesterol

...the condition
“...Three main types of lipoproteins exist...”
...recommendation Plant-Based Nutrition
“...Plasma lipoprotein levels in vegetarians: the effect of ingestion of fats from dairy products...”
...recommendation Nut and Seed Consumption
“...Pecans, for example, will lower total cholesterol, triglycerides, apolipoprotein B and lipoprotein(a).  Whole almonds or almond oil (replacing half of the habitual fat intake) reduced plasma triglyceride, total and LDL-cholesterol concentrations, and increased HDL-cholesterol levels...”
...recommendation Olive Oil
“...cholesterol concentrations without reducing the levels of HDL cholesterol, thus leading to favorable changes in the serum lipid profile and possibly to changes in the physicochemical properties of lipoproteins.  In this way olive oil, with its high monounsaturated fatty acid content, may contribute to the prevention and management of hypercholesterolemia, a dominant risk factor for the...”
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Menopausal Issues

...recommendation Soy Isoflavones
“...Total cholesterol and low-density lipoproteins were reduced also in the soy isoflavone group compared to placebo...”

Olive Leaf Extract a treatment
“...More recent studies of oleuropein show that it seems to protect low density lipoprotein from oxidation, thus reducing the LDL (the bad cholesterol)...”

Problems Caused By Being Overweight

...recommendation Plant-Based Nutrition
“...Plasma lipoprotein levels in vegetarians: the effect of ingestion of fats from dairy products...”

Protein Deficiency

...the condition
“...Other possible conditions that may arise from a protein deficiency include ... Fatty Liver Disease (Hepatic Steatosis) – protein is involved in the transport of lipoproteins and cholesterol, so a lack of protein can lead to this condition...”

Syndrome X / Metabolic Syndrome

...the condition
“...Nutritional Supplements: Some of the most useful supplements for managing and reversing Syndrome X are Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs), which trigger lipoprotein lipase activation, resulting in an immediate breakdown of triglycerides in the blood without drugs or side-effects...”

Vitamin E

...related topic
“...As an antioxidant, helps protect cell membranes, lipoproteins, fats and vitamin A from destructive oxidation...”
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