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Cholesterol

Sleep and Cholesterol Linked in Balancing Act

If you suffer from sleep problems, they may be linked to high cholesterol. Extensive studies have shown that both too little and too much sleep have negative impacts on cholesterol…

Quit Tobacco to Help Heart, Cholesterol Levels

Many people think giving up tobacco is a way to lower their risk for cancer. And, that is absolutely true. But, many don’t think about tobacco’s other tolls. Tobacco —…

Three Savory Snacks to Fight High Cholesterol

Recently, we took a look at three sweet, cholesterol-friendly snacks. As you know, 75 percent of cholesterol comes from your liver. The other 25 percent is diet related. Sometimes you…

Prevention Is the Best Medicine

It’s cliché but true: prevention is better than a cure. This is especially true as we age. Getting ill can take a toll on the body that might be avoidable.…

Fresh, Frozen or Canned: Does It Matter?

People will take sides in the argument: only fresh vegetables count, or, it makes no difference how you get your greens. However, it’s not quite as simple as it seems.…

Sweet Snacks for High Cholesterol

Cholesterol within the body comes from two sources — diet and liver. Your liver is responsible for 75 percent of that cholesterol. It’s important to talk to a doctor if…

Why Is Exercise Good for the Brain?

Exercise is good for all your organs, including the brain! Mental activities can help your memory. But physical exertion can also help your brain. Just like any part of your…

Being Lonely Poses Medical Threat

Around 28 percent of older Americans live by themselves as of 2017. Living alone isn’t a bad thing, if anything, it shows that older people are aging healthily enough to…

Pasta Can Be Part of Weight Loss

According to Canadian researchers, pasta is not as detrimental as we think! Using information from 30 trials with almost 2,500 participants, they performed a meta-analysis of the previously collected data.…

Preventing Falls to Protect Health

Falls seem minor to us when we are younger. Children walk around with scraped knees and think nothing of it. Younger adults might be embarrassed by a scrap or bruise…