Think eating high cholesterol foods is what’s to blame for high cholesterol levels in the body? Think again. Today’s research shows that there is very little correlation between the cholesterol that one consumes and the body’s cholesterol production. That doesn’t mean dietary choices can’t be blamed though! The liver gets triggered to produce fat and cholesterol in response to excess sugar and carbs. Meaning high-carb diets are to blame for high cholesterol levels! Why? Well, carbs are known to increase the production of triglycerides, lower the good (HDL) cholesterol, and increase the bad (LDL) cholesterol. 3 WAYS TO LOWER CHOLESTEROL NATURALLY Incorporate cholesterol-lowering foods into your diet. What kind of foods are these? Studies have proven that soluble fiber-rich foods like oats help lower cholesterol by binding cholesterol and its precursors in the digestive system and dragging them out before they get into circulation. Numerous studies have shown that eating almonds, walnuts, peanuts, and other nuts are good for the heart. Fruit like apples, grapes, strawberries and citrus fruits are rich in pectin, another form of soluble fiber that regulates cholesterol levels. Eating fish replaces meat, which has cholesterol-boosting saturated fats. It also provides you with a dose of Omega-3s Read more…
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The North American lifestyle is one of the most fast pace lifestyles in the world. People often have excuses for not having enough time to exercise, sleep enough, eat healthy, or simply just take care of themselves period! The one thing that I think people really overestimate is how easy it is to cook a quick and healthy meal every day. It is 2015 and the sources for this information are endless. Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and just googling the World Wide Web will suffice. Social media has had a huge impact over the years on how people find information. This also includes great information like healthy recipes anyone can easily find on any social media outlet. Here are a few quick ideas you can look up online. If you’re the type of person who loves to snack and has a sweet tooth, a great idea found on Pinterest is frozen yogurt-covered blueberry bites. Dip Blueberries in Greek yogurt then lay them out on a cookie sheet. Put it in the freezer for 15 minutes (it is recommended to keep them in there for 1 hour to insure they are all frozen) then pop them off the cookie sheet and put Read more…
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