Tag Archives: heart disease

  • Fresh Look At Whole Grains

    Posted on January 6, 2014 by in Uncategorized.

      Eighty percent of Americans eat less than one whole grain product per day. Yet, the term “whole grains” comes up often in nutrition recommendations and guidelines. Understanding the parts of a grain and their nutritional benefits will motivate you to incorporate more whole grains in your diet. A whole grain is one that contains […]

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  • What’s your HDL/LDL numbers and what does it mean?

    Posted on April 13, 2011 by in Uncategorized.

    High cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. High blood cholesterol affects over 102 mil Americans over 20yrs old (CDC). It can be prevented by healthy eating & exercise. What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in your body and many […]

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  • Almonds

    Posted on January 29, 2011 by in Uncategorized.

    One of my favorite snacks are almonds. I think everyone should keep this around for a quick pick me up and here is some benefits for eating Almonds. 1. Monounsaturated fats that help reduce the risk of heart disease 2. Protein to provide sustained energy 3. Calcium for strong and healthy bones 4. Magnesium, which […]

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  • Facts on Fat

    Posted on December 3, 2010 by in Uncategorized.

    Contrary to popular belief, not all fats is bad for you. In fact certain types of fat even help your heart. The Fats to avoid are saturated fats, found in red meat, butter, cream, full-fat dairy products, lard and tropical oils(palm, palm kernel, and coconut). Saturate fat raises artery-clogging LDL cholesterol, which increases your of […]

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