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Cholesterol

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…

Puzzles May Help Your Brain Stay Young

Puzzles are great fun and a nice part of any day. You can use them to wake your brain up in the morning or to wind down in the evening.…

Is it Bad to Skip Breakfast?

We have been told, by parents, diet books and breakfast food manufacturers that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s one of the dietary statements that most…