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Statin Therapy: Can LDL Go Too Low?

By Alyssa Charboneau

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in most Americans with nearly half having at least one of the three major risk factors for heart disease. 855 more words

Does ”Weet-Bix™ Cholesterol Lowering” Actually Lower Cholesterol — Or Is It a Scam?

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You may have noticed it on the Australian supermarket shelves; Weet-Bix™ Cholesterol Lowering.

The packaging claims that eating 2 pieces a day will reduce cholesterol by 9% in just 4 weeks. 1,816 more words

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Creamy Avocado Soup & Roasted Pepper

Creamy avocado and slow-cooked peppers make a delicious combination in this rich, velvety soup. Serve it right out of the slow cooker or refrigerate and serve cold. 364 more words

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Is Coconut Oil Good for You?

It started in 1994. 

Moviegoers were happily settling into their seats with their buckets of popcorn, sans butter. Sounds better than buckets of popcorn slathered in butter, right? 623 more words

What in the Health...

Do you know the difference between cholesterol  LDL and HDL? Most people don’t. LDL is what is known as the “bad cholesterol.” HDL is known as the “good cholesterol.”  There needs to be a perfect balance between the two in order for the bodily processes, like the development of hormones.  207 more words

Health Awareness

Eat Some Fat

I’ve written about a lot of popular fitness advice over the years. As a coach and trainer I’ve tried more exercise styles than I can count and more diets and nutrition plans then I thought possible. 1,271 more words

Unconventional Living

Famous people born today - January 26

General Douglas MacArthur, Paul Newman, Angela Davis, Wayne Gretzky, Eddie Van Halen, Jules Feiffer and Ellen DeGeneres were all born on January 26.

Oh, yes, and one not so famous. 632 more words

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