Achieve Healthy Cholesterol Levels

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The 411 on cholesterol is this—you need it to live. Here’s why: Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that plays a key role in the production of important hormones, like vitamin D, as well as feel-good neurotransmitters in the brain like serotonin and dopamine. It also helps create substances in the body that break down and digest foods properly. Healthy …

Keep the Beat

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Your heart is perhaps the hardest working organ in your body and it’s the centerpiece of your cardiovascular system. And yet, one in every four American adults suffers from some type of cardiovascular disease. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to avoid becoming one of these statistics. Adopting a whole foods diet filled with fruits, vegetables, healthy fats, …

Blood Flow Basics

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Ways to improve circulation naturally! Unless you have numbness in your fingers or toes—or wounds that seem to take forever to heal —you probably don’t give your circulatory system a lot of thought. Yet the blood that flows through the highways and byways of your circulatory system provides the billions of cells throughout your body with the oxygen and the …

Busting Common Nutrition Myths

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Confused by the ever-changing, and often conflicting, nutritional advice touted by the media, friends and family, and even your doctor? Here are five of the most commonly believed misconceptions about healthy eating—and the science behind why they are wrong.   Myth #1 Protein and energy bars are a healthy snack Most protein and energy bars available on the market have …