Tag: cholesterol

Plants for your Heart

A new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found that adhering to healthy eating patterns is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease …

Superfood! Flaxseeds

The Latin name for flaxseed is Linum usitatissimum, which means “very useful”.  The plant is grown to provide material for fabric (what we usually call linen), string and linseed oil …

Foods that Lower your Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is in every cell in your body and is needed to make essential molecules like hormones, fat-soluble vitamins and bile acids that …

Why the Mediterranean Diet

With the abundance of “diets” that you might read about, it can be head-spinning to figure out which one you should follow.  A number of different studies, including one …

Superfood! Walnuts

Contain the highest level of antioxidants of all nuts Contain the highest amount of Omega-3 than any other nut One of the best foods to help prevent inflammation Helps …

Eat Your Broccoli!

We’ve always known that broccoli was a superfood; now its star power has just increased.  New research from Dr. Pier Paolo Pandolfi at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Cancer …

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