High Cholesterol Diet Guidelines

Not all cholesterol is bad. In fact, your body makes its own and uses it for many important functions, such as producing cells and certain hormones. However, too much of this waxy substance in the blood clogs arteries. Cholesterol is carried through the blood in molecules called lipoproteins. The two most commonly discussed in relation […]

Quick Tips for Lowering Cholesterol

1. Read Beyond “Low-Fat” Even foods that claim to be “low-fat” may contribute significantly to fat intake if you eat more than one serving. The label phrase “low-fat” means the product contains 3 grams or less per serving. Be sure to check the serving size on the nutrition facts label and account for the extra […]

6 Simple Ways to Exercise at the Office

This may not come as a shock to you, but human beings were not designed to sit in small cubicles and stare at computer screens for 8 hours a day. Sedentary behaviour is bad for your health, causing back pain and increasing your chances of developing any number of potential conditions. As much as we’d […]

Recipe: Angel-Hair Pasta with Shrimp and Greens

Angel-Hair Pasta with Shrimp and Greens

Balance out carbs with shrimp: A dozen shrimp is just 85 calories, plus shrimp is packed with protein and selenium, a powerful antioxidant. Serves: 4 , Total time: 30mins INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved Kosher salt 8 ounces angel-hair pasta 8 cups chopped escarole, kale […]

Arthritis Pain Relief: 7 Natural Home Remedies to Try

Natural Home Remedy

1. Sip ginger tea Ginger seems to work by curbing pain-causing chemicals that are part of the body’s inflammatory response – without side effects of medication. Use powdered, raw, or lightly cooked fresh ginger liberally on food. Make your own ginger tea by simmering slices of ginger for 15 minutes in a few cups of […]

Anti-Inflammation Recipe: Curried Potatoes with Poached Eggs

CURRIED POTATOES WITH POACHED EGGS

It only takes a few ingredients to make these simple and flavorful Curried Potatoes with Poached Eggs. Perfect for brunch or dinner. Serves: 4 , Total time: 40mins INGREDIENTS 2 russet potatoes (about 2 lbs.) 1 inch fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp curry powder (hot or mild) 15 oz can tomato sauce 4 large eggs 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro (optional) INSTRUCTIONS 1. […]