All posts tagged:

Cholesterol

More Proof Links Brain and Heart Health

In 1948, a long-term project began that has since become the longest-running study of heart disease. The participants in the Framingham Heart Study didn’t realize that they were taking part…

Does Aloe Vera Really Lower Cholesterol?

The only way aloe vera usually makes it into our homes is in a bottle of sunburn relief gel or cream or as a growing, potted plant. Alternative medicine has…

Legumes Fight Cholesterol

Beans are a staple at any cookout they might also help your heart. Legumes can go in soups, salads or as a side dish with any protein! Not only are…

Changing Microbiome Can Help Aging

The microbiome of bacteria living in the human gut has a profound impact on health. However, this aspect of health that still confuses scientists. In most adults, bacteria outnumber human…

Coffee May Be Bad for Cholesterol

Many, many studies over the years have found that coffee might help your health. However, what is right for one area of health, might not be for another. While coffee…

Do Snacks Keep Your Metabolism High?

We have all heard it: snacking boosts your metabolism. It’s a myth that been going around in different forms for years and years. Tiny frequent meals can ramp up the…

Blueberries May Aid Heart Health

Blueberries are a treat of the summer. The month of May’s high temperatures may have damaged North Carolina’s crop, but California and New Jersey are set for plentiful harvests. As…

Popcorn Can Be a Trojan Horse

We love popcorn as a cholesterol-friendly snack. With 93 calories and 3.6 grams of fiber in a three-cup serving, it’s a filling, low-calorie food that keeps you going without harming…

DASH May Reduce Heart Failure By Almost Half

According to new research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the DASH plan, designed to be heart healthy, has now been proven to lower blood pressure and possibly reduce…

Swimming More Impactful than Running

Because of bad knees, bad backs, other medical issues or a general disdain for the activity, many of us don’t run or jog. But, don’t worry, there is something gentler…