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Am I Skinny Fat?

When was the last time you’ve had a lipid panel done?  A lipid panel is a blood test that measures your cholesterol (HDL-good, LDL-bad) and triglycerides.   980 more words


HIgh Fructose Corn Syrup, Obesity & Heart Disease

Weight Gain & Heart Disease Courtesy of Big Food

Most processed food, like cereal, is sweetened with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). When HFCS was first introduced about 30 years ago, we consumed about 1 pound per person per year. 279 more words


My Triglycerides Are Super High

My triglycerides have been an issue for a long time. I gained weight when I quit smoking in 1996 because I was tasting food for the first time, or at least it seemed that way because I was actually getting the full flavor of the food for the first time. 600 more words


Eating Habits - For Life

Triglycer-what(?) well, seems I’ve had to start a dramatic change in my diet, Triglycerides, similar to cholesterol can lead to major problems ie: heart disease and stroke if left unmanaged. 2,391 more words


Metabolic Syndrome? You May Need More Vitamin E

Between 20% and 30% of adults in most countries have at least three factors – varying combinations of high blood pressure, raised triglycerides, low ‘good’ HDL-cholesterol, high fasting blood glucose level or abdominal obesity – which add up to a… 482 more words

Health & Wellness



  • A nut is a fruit composed of a hard shell and a seed, which is generally edible. In botany, there is an additional requirement that the shell does not open to release the seed.
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What is the Association between Sugary Drinks & HDL Cholesterol in Children?

Research Paper Title

Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake Is Positively Associated with Baseline Triglyceride Concentrations, and Changes in Intake Are Inversely Associated with HDL Cholesterol Increases over 12 Months in a Multi-Ethnic Sample of Children. 396 more words

Food & Nutrition