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Superfoods: Cinnamon

You should consider ways to get cinnamon into your daily diet for its life-enhancing properties. Cinnamon was once the most valuable spice and was often traded at a more valuable rate than gold in days gone by. 39 more words


Dark Chocolate and Brain Function

The good news isn’t over yet. Dark chocolate may also improve the function of the brain.

One study of healthy volunteers showed that 5 days of consuming high-flavanol cocoa improved blood flow to the brain. 48 more words


Dark Chocolate and the Sun

The bioactive compounds in dark chocolate may also be great for your skin.

The flavonols can protect against sun-induced damage, improve blood flow to the skin and increase skin density and hydration. 61 more words


Good Cholesterol - What Raises It?

I am quite confident that most people know that there is bad and good cholesterol. Bad cholesterol, the goon, the neighbourhood hoodlum, the tyrant you must avoid confrontation with at all times…known as LDL. 902 more words


Naturally Ways Increase Testosterone

1. Lose Weight

If you’re overweight, shedding the excess pounds may increase your testosterone levels, according to research presented at the Endocrine Society’s 2012 meeting. Obese men are more likely to have… 2,187 more words

The Bad Guy - LDL Cholesterol...My Understanding And Getting Control

So for anybody that may be new to a diagnosis of high cholesterol, or maybe even CAD (Coronary Artery Disease),  I wanted to write a couple of simple posts on some basics that I have had to learn on my own. 670 more words

Fat & Cholesterol: What's Good, What's Bad?

Fats and cholesterol get a bad reputation from the health industry, but you actually need both to survive! Fats and cholesterol aid in important biological functions, such as bolstering our immune system, protecting the liver, forming cell membranes and building strong bones. 313 more words