Many are aware of some of the health promoting properties of certain herbs and spices. The challenge is to get them into our daily diets. One way is to consume ‘functional foods.’ A functional food is any food product claimed to have a health-promoting and/or disease-preventing property beyond the basic nutrition. Here are 5 AMAZING Superfoods…
What is cholesterol? How much is to much cholesterol? Is cholesterol good or bad? Do I even need cholesterol? Over 40% of Americans have high cholesterol, but many have no idea what it is. I’ve created a simple guide to help demystify this fatty substance we call cholesterol.
A vegetarian version of the Atkins low-carb diet may help people lose weight and lower levels of bad cholesterol in the blood. A study of the so-called Eco-Atkins diet, which stresses plant proteins, worked better than a high-carb diet at reducing levels of low-density lipoprotein or LDL, which raises
Green tea has been consumed for more than four thousand years and is possibly the closest thing to a miracle drink. It has numerous properties that render it extremely beneficial for the human body and many research studies have shown drinking green tea […]
Recent studies are finding that a diet rich in macadamia nuts reduces total cholesterol, including LDL-cholesterol, and reduces risk factors for coronary disease in patients with high cholesterol levels. In April, 2008 the Journal of Nutrition demonstrated that the unique fatty acid profile of nuts beneficially […]