5 Foods to Lower Cholesterol

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Find out about the everyday, easy-to-find foods that can help you improve your cholesterol. These 5 foods will keep you and your doctor smiling when the blood work results come back!

5 Foods to Lower Cholesterol

Posted by Aaron W.

Find out about the everyday, easy-to-find foods that can help you improve your cholesterol. These 5 foods will keep you and your doctor smiling when the blood work results come back!

% of Adults, Adolescents, Children Overweight

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The trend of overweight individuals in the U.S. has risen significantly over the past 40 years, see the statistics gathered by the Census Bureau for yourself.

Welcome

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I hope you find this blog helpful and easy to use, and I hope you can use it to improve upon you own health. Take on your own health!

4 Keys to Weight Loss

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The National Weight Loss Registry has comprised a list of 4 keys to weight loss, based off their study of over 5,000 participants who have lost weight (over 30 lbs) and kept it off (at least 1 year).

Studies clash on vitamin benefits

Posted by Aaron W. On 4/19/2010
From: CNN.com

Intro:
To take the multivitamin or to not take the multivitamin: That is the question researchers are still trying to answer. Some new research studies on vitamins as they relate to breast cancer and heart health have offered conclusions that weren't crystal clear.

Conclusion:
With regard to vitamins and breast cancer: "Don't take all of these multivitamins with the intention that it will decrease breast cancer risk. Getting the vitamins and minerals from natural sources -- food source -- is the best," says Dr. Banu Arun.  Both studies should be looked at in the broader context of research on the subject, which has consistently found no association between multivitamins and cancer, said Joanne Dorgan, epidemiologist at Fox Chase Cancer Center.
With regards to vitamins and heart health: The message is to eat foods that contain B-vitamins, say nutrition research Linda Van Horn. These include dark green leafy vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, dried beans, peas, lentils and kidney beans, and chickpeas. Many cereals are also fortified with the vitamins.

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