So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
Heart health is on a lot of people's minds these days, especially as more and more people are developing high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type II diabetes. You may think that you're on your way to figuring it all out, too. Eating a h... Read more
Being overweight is a leading risk factor for high cholesterol. The good news is that regular physical activity will help with both weight loss and lowering cholesterol. Exercise can actually increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (b... Read more
"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne... Read more
If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you... Read more
Well, I would reduce how many I was eating, to like having a serving 1x/week. There are 100 calories in 2 fig newtons, so that can add up really quick, y'know? Moderation is the name of the game.... Read more
Am I over doing it?
I've recently reduce my calorie intake from somewhere around 3000 to approx 1500-1900. My worry is my body will go into starvation mode and store everything. I have about 115 pounds to lose. Any advice will help, Thanks... Read more
#Diet challenge: reduced #sodium eating @ #Restaurants
Any tips on this?I'm so sodium sensitive that 1 high sodium meal @ a restaurant can make me gain 2 lbs overnite,which take a WEEK to go away.Getting tired of salads. #Suggestions?... Read more
PolicosanolIneffective.Why do some companies still use this discredited extract of sugar cane wax? After Cuban researchers published studies 15 years ago claiming that policosanol was as powerful as statins, 11 trials in the United States, Canada, I... Read more
Beans can are the least expensive source of protein, especially when compared to meat. Aside from protein, complex carbohydrates, and fiber, beans contain a powerhouse of nutrients including antioxidants, and vitamins and minerals, such as copper, f... Read more
You may have heard that exercise is the key to a long a healthy life, but you might not be aware what a good amount of exercise can do for your body. How can we look and feel younger? While people continue to grow older, consistent aerobic exerc... Read more
Many religions recommend fasting for both spiritual and/or health benefits. All religious fasts are different: Some restrict certain foods, while others only restrict the times of day in which one can eat. Few religious fasts involve a long-term or c... Read more
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