Category Archives: Cholesterol

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 […]

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 […]