Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a... Read more
It’s 10 a.m., and your stomach starts that familiar growl, so you’re tempted to grab a snack. Trouble is, those hunger pangs tend to come at a time when you’re busy, so you’re likely to absentmindedly reach for something quick... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
Garlic is a great way to add bold taste to your cooking without extra calories or sodium. But did you know that garlic offers more than big flavor? It's such a common ingredient in so many dishes that it's easy to overlook its health benefits... Read more
Starting a new diet plan. Dr says my cholesterol is slightly elevated so I need to work on that plus weight loss! Anyone have any recipes to share? I have an 8 month old so the easier the better.... Read more
Just found out my cholesterol is high, ðŸ˜µ Doctor said , low fat diet for a month , if my numbers don't go down in a month , then go on meds!!! I don't want that at all! Already eat low fat! Any help or ideas ?... Read more
How to reduce carbs intake?
Can you please any one give tips how to reduce carb intake? If I eat less carbs, I feel light head or uneasy. Any suggestions appreciated. Currently hitting around 240g carbs, but want to limit to 210g based on my goal.... Read more
Garbanzo Beans have 6 grams of fiber,and kidney beans have 14 grams and half of the fat. Both are a good source of cholesterol lowering fiber and protein, folate and magnesium. The soluble fiber in kidney beans binds the bile attached with cholestero... Read more
There's a reason why kale is all the rage--this powerhouse veggie is packed with nutrients that offer many health benefits, offering even more nutritional value than spinach. Nutritional Value of Kale Kale weighs in at only 33 calories pe... Read more
In honor of National Noodle Day, we're bringing you a review of some noodles you might not have seen on your supermarket shelves.Let me first reveal three personal facts about myself: I'm incredibly skeptical, I'm mildly obsessed with fib... Read more
Almost 50% of American adults have total cholesterol levels above 200 mg/dl, placing them at risk for cardiovascular disease – elevated cholesterol is one of the most important risk factors for heart disease.1 Elevated cholesterol is also associated... Read more
The safest and healthiest strategy for reducing cholesterol and preventing future heart attacks and strokes starts with eating a high nutrient, vegetable-based diet with plenty of raw and cooked vegetables. In particular, follow these 8 simple ru... Read more
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