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Getting Clear on the Cholesterol Controversy

Getting Clear on the Cholesterol Controversy

When it comes to cholesterol, don’t overlook these life-saving factors. This is important news for everyone because heart disease is still the Number One killer for both men and women in our country. By 2030, nearly 25 million people will die from cardiovascular disease. Heart attack and stroke are projected to maintain their lead as the main causes […]

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The Truth About Cholesterol and Heart Health

The Truth About Cholesterol and Heart Health

Heart disease is the #1 killer in America – but it isn’t caused by cholesterol. Despite the campaigns designed to get people to test their cholesterol and “know your numbers” and the subsequent push for cholesterol lowering statin drugs, people...

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The Current Coconut Oil Controversy

The American Heart Association is in the news, causing controversy over coconut oil in their recently released study on dietary fats and heart disease. The media backlash has been so big it’s been dubbed “Coconut Gate.” For more than 10...

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The Current Coconut Oil Controversy

The Current Coconut Oil Controversy

The American Heart Association is in the news, causing controversy over coconut oil in their recently released study on dietary fats and heart disease. The media backlash has been so big it’s been dubbed “Coconut Gate.” For more than 10...

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The Facts of Fiber: What is Soluble vs. Insoluble?

Let’s take a minute to give fiber the fanfare it deserves. Fiber isn’t very glamorous, but it plays a huge part in your health— and in a few different ways. Coming from plants— fruits, veggies, nuts, legumes, and grains— fiber...

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FDA Attacks Bad Fats

In 2006, research emerged indicating trans fats could be bad for our health. The FDA is confronting the issue again, and bad fats are under fire Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement that tentatively declared partially...

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Statin Drug Danger

We’re told we need it to reduce cholesterol, but should be really take it? According to recent news, doctors will now be prescribing statin drugs to a greater percentage of the population after recent changes to guidelines set forth by...

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Is Your Cholesterol Fluffy or Sticky?

At age 63, I am still working on my cholesterol numbers. But, according to recent studies, cholesterol numbers are history. I have recently found out that for the most effective detection, prevention, and treatment of heart disease, it’s critical to...

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12 Healthy Ingredient Substitutions

Simple substitutes can go a long way when you’re trying to make healthy changes in your diet. And I’m not talking about anything too painful, don’t get scared. 12 Simple Swaps to Make Meals Healthier Here are some delicious subs...

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