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Holiday indulgences can result in more than gaining a few extra pounds. Fatty sweet cookies, pies, and candy as well as excess calories and alcohol can lead to a spike in your triglycerides. Why should this concern you? It may … Continue reading
February marks the 50th anniversary of American Heart Month, and it’s not just about Valentine’s Day. Heart disease is the number one killer in the US. Each year, more than two million heart attacks and strokes take place resulting in … Continue reading
Dietary fiber — found mainly in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes — is probably best known for its ability to prevent or relieve constipation. But foods containing fiber can provide other health benefits such as lowering your risk of … Continue reading
Americans are clearly obsessed with low-fat and fat-free foods. A walk down the aisle of any grocery store will confirm this obsession. There have never been so many options. You can’t get away from all the supposedly guilt-free foods: fat-free … Continue reading