September is National Rice Month in the United States, a time to celebrate the harvest of one of our favorite grains. Rice is a grain commonly consumed all over the world. Nearly half of the planet’s population consumes rice daily. There are more than 40,000 varieties of rice, and it … Read More
lower your triglycerides
Are you tired of being told to eat oats, nuts, soy, and plant sterols to lower your cholesterol? There have to be other cholesterol-lowering foods, right? The good news is that there are actually many more foods that lower cholesterol.
Researchers tend to get fixated, understandably, on those … Read More
Many people trying to reduce triglyceride levels through diet have heard that they need to eat low-carb, which means greatly reducing or even eliminating grains altogether. There’s no doubt that this approach works. However, research clearly shows that an effective high triglyceride diet can be high in carbohydrates, as long … Read More
Coursing through your bloodstream right now are compounds called lipids, which are fats, oils, hormones, and cholesterol. Some are helpful and necessary. Others aren’t. While HDL and LDL cholesterol get most of the attention when it comes to your lipid profile and how it relates to your risk … Read More
Keeping triglycerides in the healthy range is an important part of preventing heart disease. The best way to lower triglycerides is through a combination of diet, lifestyle strategies, and carefully chosen supplements. One … Read More
Most people with high triglycerides are told to cut down on certain types of foods, like trans fats and added sugars. Rarely, however, do health care providers offer advice about which specific foods patients should enjoy more … Read More