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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…

Kellogg Being Sued Over Disingenuous Marketing

Four customers in New York state are bringing a class action lawsuit against the cereal giant Kellogg Company over “fraud, intentional and negligent misrepresentation, breach of express and implied warranties…

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…

Milk Should Be a Part of Your Diet

With June being National Dairy Month, now is the perfect time to talk about how milk does the body good! In recent years, dairy milk has frequently been maligned as…

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…

Sugar Industry Must Change as Boomers Cut Back

Baby Boomers are losing interest in sugar as more and more research is piling up about its health impacts. It is also becoming easier to find excellent replacements as 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…

Starfruit Might Be Star of Fruit Bowl

Starfruit isn’t a popular snack. You don’t see it in the supermarket often, you tend to stick with what you like and — unless it’s ripe — it’s not overly…

Is Sugar Hidden in Your Savory Meal?

Added sugar isn’t in and of itself a bad thing. It’s merely sugar that isn’t in food to begin with and was used as an ingredient. People can eat added…