Answer to first question:
There've been conducted medical studies concerning effects of apple eating on lipid profile of hyperlipidemic (having increased concentration of fats in blood) and overweight men. Authors claim that:
Consumption of Golden delicious apple may be increased serum TG and VLDL in hyperlipidemic and overweight men. here's link to the ...
This question is old, but the answer might help some other people:)
First of all: yes, high triglycerides are a risk for CVD.
However, there is no evidence that treatment of moderately high triglycerides will decrease the rate of CHD for primary prevention in otherwise healthy individuals. The amount of side effects of medication are more important than the ...
Why do we need ketone bodies?
The main role of ketone bodies is to serve as a fuel (mainly for the brain) when there are not enough dietary carbohydrates available (during a low-carbohydrate diet or fasting) to produce glucose, which is otherwise the main fuel in the human body. Additionally, ketones can be used as a fuel in untreated diabetes mellitus type ...
I am not clear as to how soon an intervention results in changes but in some trials people have tested within 2 weeks.
I typically retest people at three weeks to provide reinforcement for a dietary intervention.
The quality of evidence is not really the best (taken from a management guideline) but I frankly doubt there is any better-quality evidence to answer this question:
Follow-up of People Started on Statin Treatment
Measure total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and non-HDL cholesterol in
all people who ...