While the debate rages on about whether or not sodas should be banned in schools and major cities, one thing is for certain: Each individual can make a personal choice to limit or quit drinking sodas altogether. What about you? Are you ready to kick the colas and discover how to
You’ve probably heard high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol described as the “good” cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) as the “bad” cholesterol. But when it comes to which type of cholesterol is most important to control, who wins the HDL vs. LDL matchup?
If only it were that simple.
There’s considerable debate in
A UCSF researcher answers the question, “Why is fructose bad for you?” He asserts that fructose is “alcohol without the buzz.” Learn how fructose drives fat storage, accelerates aging, and makes the brain think it is hungry.
Almonds can be an essential piece of a well-rounded, healthy diet. These healthy tree nuts help to lower cholesterol, reduce your appetite, keep your gut healthy, and more.
We don’t hear the term “aerobic exercise” bandied about as often as we once did, but make no mistake: This type of activity remains the key to a healthy heart. Let’s look at the benefits of aerobic exercise.
First, what exactly is aerobic exercise?
Aerobic exercise is continuous physical activity
The thick gel found in the leaf of the aloe vera plant has been used for thousands of years to heal a variety of topical conditions. In fact, aloe gel was one of the most frequently prescribed medicines in the 18th and 19th centuries. The gel is composed of 95 to
Morocco is better known to Americans for being the home of Casablanca (starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman) than it is for cutting-edge health modalities. But it also gives us a key health benefit of essential oils. The people from this North African country have discovered a unique approach: They
Type in “coconut oil” on your computer, smartphone, or tablet and you’ll find plenty of people advocating the use of coconut oil in everything from cooking and baking to salad dressings and desserts, as well as hair and skin products. However, you won’t find any major, reputable health organizations, such
You already know that keeping your cholesterol in check is important for heart health. High cholesterol is associated with clogged arteries and a greater chance of a heart attack. But you may be wondering: What exactly is a normal cholesterol level, and how do I get there? And you’re probably
This study shows exercise alone is enough to significantly lower cholesterol without medication, even if it doesn’t lead to much weight loss and you don’t change your diet.