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7 Factors to Consider if You’re Told Your Cholesterol Is Too High

7 Factors to Consider if You’re Told Your Cholesterol Is Too High

When I first opened my medical practice in the mid-80s, cholesterol, and the fear of having too high a level was rarely discussed unless your cholesterol level was over 330 or so.

Over the years, however, cholesterol bec...

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How to Grow Your Own Herbs

How to Grow Your Own Herbs for Cooking
Sprout Spices and Seasonings in Your Own Backyard!

By Liza Barnes, Health Educator

The next time a recipe calls for fresh basil, skip the poor substitut...

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How do garbanzo beans help promote cardiovascular health?

How do garbanzo beans help promote cardiovascular health?

While epidemiologic studies don't always single out garbanzo beans from other beans when determining their relationship to...

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Avoiding late night eating

1. Log all food for the day on the tracker early in the day, print it out, then stick to it so you don't have to re-do the plan.
2. After eating the last planned meal or snack for the day, brush teeth, floss, use mouthwash or water pik with mouthwash in it, whiten teeth if needed. ...

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How does eating a whole apple compare to eating more processed forms of apples?

How does eating a whole apple compare to eating more processed forms of apples?

The whole food form of apples is also important if you want full satisfaction from eating them. Researchers have recently ...

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Make it worth it- the art of Frozen Yogurt

Okay, so this may sound rediculous, but as a former weightlifter and now a runner\cardio goer, I have to get my protein. And to be honest, some days it's not easy.
It was just yesterday that I was sitting on our couch staring into the face of my "favorite" protein shake, trying to convince myself...

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How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label
Solving the Ninth Mystery of the World

By Laura Bofinger, Staff Writer

What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni a...

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Foods to avoid

There is a lot of confusion out there about which foods are healthy, and which are not. If you want to lose weight and avoid chronic disease, then you shouldn’t eat much of these foods. In many cases, the best choice is to avoid them completely.
1. Sugar. Added sugar is the single worst ing...

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What's New and Beneficial About Crimini Mushrooms

What's New and Beneficial About Crimini Mushrooms

You can definitely make a difference in the health benefits you get from mushrooms by being extra careful with the temperature at which you store them. A recent study looked at color and texture changes in mushrooms over a 6-8 day period, ...

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Paying attention when shopping

Its a HUGE help to have a list with you,,,, and ONLY pick up whats on that list. One way I do this to be running late, or very tired when i go shopping. I KNOW many over buy when doing this, and I WOULD TO if I didn't have my list.

Being tired or running late I give myself X minutes to get In...

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