Category Archive: cholesterol

Sep 25

To Yolk or To Eggwhite

From A1c%, to cholesterol, triglyceride labs, to CRP – there are numerous tests we draw to understand how our diet is affecting our overall health. While research shows that 90% of heart disease is caused by modifiable diet and lifestyle factors, there is still a lot of confusion of what foods to eat and which to avoid. …

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Nov 02

Paleo & Cholesterol Concerns

A client just sent me an email last night w/ some lab work. While she is just one person, using a real food template for her diet, there is many other stories and research out there that can help calm any worries in eating healthy yet cholesterol containing foods and attaining ideal cardiovascular health. Email …

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Oct 19

Cholesterol Cutting Foods

Harvard Medical School has recommended 11 foods including nuts and fatty fish that make easy work of lowering cholesterol.   The newly published list contains quite different foods that are all capable of lowering cholesterol but do so in different ways. Some deliver soluble fiber, which binds cholesterol and its precursors in the digestive system …

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Feb 24

A New Twist on an Old Saying

Beans, beans, the magical fruit! The more you eat, the more you … may reduce your cholesterol. It may not be as catchy as the popular children’s rhyme, but beans (which are actually vegetables) may indeed be magical for your health. Rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus, folate and iron, popular dried beans include black beans, …

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