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Dietary Guidelines for Americans: 2020

Every 5 years, the USDA brings together a panel of nutrition scientists to review the latest research on nutrition, and this panel releases a Scientific Advisory that forms the basis of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  1,460 more words

Dietary Guidelines For Americans

Saturated Fat does not Clog the Arteries...

Coronary artery disease and treatment urgently requires a paradigm shift. Despite popular belief among doctors and the public, the conceptual model of dietary saturated fat clogging a pipe is just plain wrong. 103 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

The Skinny on Fat

This blog post is another National Nutrition Month request. If you’re interested in joining the conversation or asking your health and wellness questions, join the Live Your Best Life Wellness Community on Facebook.  1,542 more words


How to Choose a Healthy Cooking Oil

Oils are necessary for cellular function. But, there are different types of oils on the market. Here are some ways to choose healthier cooking oils. 518 more words

The Big Fat Surprise — Higher Cholesterol Levels Associated with Better Health

Saturated Fat and Cholesterol are Important Parts of a Healthy Diet

Saturated fat and cholesterol have been wrongfully vilified as the culprits of heart disease for more than six decades. 2,370 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