8 Ways to Lower Bad Cholesterol and Triglycerides

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A recent health checkup caused me to reassess my dietary needs.  My labs results indicated a jump in my LDL, or bad cholesterol numbers. My husband, recently evaluated due to a new health program at work, was told his triglyceride numbers were too high. What are LDL and triglycerides? LDL or low-density lipoprotein,  is theRead more

5 On The Go Foods Which Reduce Holiday Stress

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As we approach Christmas and another New Year, most of us are experiencing higher levels of stress.  Between shopping, decorations, family commitments and preparing food – it is hard to control anxiety, much less what you are eating. Unfortunately, the American Psychological Association reports 40% of Americans stress eat, regularly. These statistics are only amplifiedRead more