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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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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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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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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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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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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Here’s a short video showing a great heart healthy salad we recently put together. It’s super healthy and tastes great too! Check out the recipe for a Super Healthy Smoothie And take a look at the Heart Healthy Flatbread Pizza too! The recipe is from a book called The healthy kitchen by Andrew Weil, MD…

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Did you know that eating oatmeal can lower your cholesterol? It’s always nice when you can get benefit from eating more of something instead of having to give something up. Oatmeal is like a miracle drug. One and a half cups of oatmeal gives you about 6 grams of soluble fiber. Just add some fruit…

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(This is a guest post by Matt J) People are often found staring at food labels while doing their grocery shopping struggling over whether they should buy brown rice or white rice. This happens to confuse several people. Understanding the differences in the two kinds of rice can help you make good dietary decisions as…

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So you feel pretty good about having taken vitamins for years. Think about how healthy you are because of all those vitamin pills you swallowed. But wait. You hear a news report that says vitamin pills are a waste of money. Or someone says that most people already get enough vitamins in their diet. Worse…

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