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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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