Category Archives: Cholesterol

Recipe: Sweet Potato Falafels with Coleslaw

The sweet potato adds a light sweetness to the falafel, and it also keeps the patties moist, which is perfect when you want to bake your falafel patties, rather than deep frying them, to make them a bit healthier. |   PREP: 20 MINS   |   COOK: 50 MINS   |   SERVING: 4   | METHOD Heat oven to […]

7 Best Tips To Control Cholesterol

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1. CUT BACK ON ANIMAL FATS Forgo fatty, processed meats such as bologna, salami, pepperoni and hot dogs, as well as fatty red meats like ribs and prime cuts of beef, pork, veal or lamb. Also, skip skin-on chicken or turkey. Avoid full-fat dairy products such as whole milk, cheese, cream, sour cream, cream cheese […]

7 Ways To Reduce Uric Acid

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You must have come across people who complaint about having something called ‘Gout’. Gout is a disease characterized by an abnormal metabolism of uric acid, resulting in an excess of uric acid in the tissues and blood. Uric acid is a product of metabolic breakdown of purine nucleotides. And, high serum uric acid can lead […]

Eat These 10 Foods to Cleanse Your Arteries

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The No. 1 killer on the planet is heart disease, which accounts for one in four deaths. What makes heart disease so deadly is the progressive buildup of plaque in the arteries, which narrows the inner walls, restricting and ultimately blocking the flow of blood. Arteries are the blood vessels that deliver oxygen-rich blood from […]

Soursop Fruit and its Health Benefits

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Soursop also known as Graviola is an evergreen fruit that is rich in several compounds, it contains beneficial antioxidants and minerals such as calcium, phosphorus and a small amount of iron that add values to human health. The contribution of soursop fruit to human health are not limited to cancer treatment, energy boosting and bone health […]

15 Foods to Avoid if You Have High Cholesterol

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Most of us love to eat. It can be one of our favorite pastimes, munching on an assortment of delicious, delectable delights. When we’re younger we usually never think about the harm certain foods can cause us. Try telling a teenage boy that comes home from school starving, because they always do, that eating an entire […]

Signs You’re Eating Too Much Bad FAT

Eating too much saturated and trans fats can hurt more than your heart. But just how much is too much? If any of the following signs sound familiar, it might be time to change your diet. FRIED FOOD OVERLOAD French fries and chicken wings might be treats for your taste buds but not for the […]

6 Super Foods That Actively Help Lower Cholesterol

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Some foods punch well above their weight in helping to reduce cholesterol levels – we call them the “Cholesterol busters”.  Choosing a healthy diet, low in saturated fat  is important in helping to keep your cholesterol low but you can reduce your cholesterol levels further by including these super six foods in your every day diet .  Super Food […]