5 Ways to Lower Cholesterol

Cholesterol, a topic that turns heads.  Maybe you’ve run into this subject at your doctor’s office.  Maybe this issue is prevalent throughout your family history.  Good cholesterol, bad cholesterol, high cholesterol, eggs, butter, saturated fats…. It can get to be confusing.  You do some research online and it becomes even more complex as much of […]

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Cholesterol 101

If you are healthy, it’s recommended that you limit your dietary cholesterol to less than 300 milligrams (mg) a day. Cholesterol is a fat (lipid) which is produced by the liver and is crucial for normal body functioning. It is a building block for cell membranes and for hormones like estrogen and testosterone. Cholesterol exists […]

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Is Turmeric the Best Medicine?

Why Turmeric is Good For… Just About Anything Turmeric, the main spice in curry, has gained a lot of momentum recently as one of the most powerful herbs on the planet. Why? Because countless peer-reviewed articles argue turmeric’s healing compound, curcumin, can fight and possibly even reverse diseases like cancer. Some studies even argue curcumin […]

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Cholesterol and Your Health

A Healthy Cholesterol Low-Fat Diet Cholesterol is a naturally-occurring fat produced by the liver that contributes to the production of hormones and Vitamin D. Our own naturally-occurring cholesterol is known as blood cholesterol. We also get cholesterol from the foods we eat, known as dietary cholesterol. Although cholesterol is a natural part of our body, […]

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