Trans Fat in Oreo Cookies?

I came across a website that’s all about trans fat. Lots of good information. Usually we think about fatty foods being meat. But trans fat has traditionally been mostly in baked goods and fast food. This website I mentioned is all about getting trans fat outlawed. The discovery that trans fat is unhealthy is relatively…

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Can I Treat Cholesterol Issues Naturally?

This is a guest article that I ran across online. I think it’s good information for treating cholesterol without medication. Jeff By Dee M Geiles Low intensity walking has remarkable effects on controlling cholesterol even a tread mill or vibration walker machine can be a solution. Reducing your weight by 10 pounds causes the average…

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Another Study Supports the Mediterranean Diet

The New England Journal of Medicine, on Monday, released the results of a study that supports the heart health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet. The study compared 3 groups over about 5 years. One group was given olive oil supplements, another group supplemented their diet with walnuts and almonds, and the third group, the control…

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Eat an Apple to Lower Cholesterol

A new report from “USA Weekend” who partnered with the TV show “The Doctors” advised eating an apple a day for 4 weeks may lower your bad (LDL) cholesterol. The article says that apples are a good source of soluble fiber, that being the main ingredient that helps lower cholesterol. Soluble fiber actually helps minimize…

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Cholesterol is good for you

There seems to be a growing trend in the debate about cholesterol and heart disease. We’ve been led to believe that cholesterol is bad. But what is cholesterol? According to the American Heart Association cholesterol itself isn’t bad. It actually keeps us healthy. It’s interesting to note that most of the cholesterol in our blood…

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LDL Cholesterol that’s not bad for you

Cholesterol has been blamed for heart disease. There’s no doubt about that. But is cholesterol really to blame? Some researchers now claim that consuming sugar is much worse than consuming cholesterol and saturated fat. There is debate about the sub types of LDL cholesterol. Actually it’s sub types of Low Density Lipoprotein. Cholesterol is actually…

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Ways to Lower Cholesterol

There are various ways to lower cholesterol. It’s easier for some people than others. Some people are genetically disposed to having high cholesterol. Older people tend to have higher cholesterol than when they were younger. People who eat unhealthy diets and seldom exercise are more likely to have high cholesterol. The 4 basic ways of…

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Top Foods To Avoid To Prevent Heart Disease

I know what you’re thinking. Red meat. Steak, prime rib, hamburgers, etc. Avoid bacon and eggs too. I have to say. After all the research I’ve done over the past several months, my idea of what not to eat has changed. It’s not so much red meat anymore. That’s not what I’m avoiding. It’s carbohydrates…

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Heart Healthy Flat Bread Pizza

Here’s an easy way to make a healthy pizza! This pizza tastes great and it’s really easy to make. Some of the ingredients are… – Whole grain flat bread – Pesto or canned pizza sauce – Fresh Mozzarella cheese – tomotoes – onions – olive oil – mushrooms – pepper – zucchini

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Super Healthy Smoothie for Lower Cholesterol

This smoothie is great for lowering your cholesterol. It tastes super great too! Super Smoothie Ingredients Strawberries Bananas Ice Water Apples Avocado Spinach Chia Seeds Wow. a great Smoothie that is really healthy! Especially great for heart health!

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