Heart Healthy Foods

Eat heart-healthy foods What you eat has a direct impact on your cholesterol level. ·         Choose healthier fats. Saturated fat and trans fat raise your total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol. The most common sources of saturated fat in the diet are red meat, processed meats and dairy products that are not fat-free. Monounsaturated fat — found […]

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Are Foods With Printed Health Claims Really Better?

These days you almost need a Rosetta Stone to decipher the health claims on food package labels. Do you ever wonder if foods marketed with such claims actually are healthier? Researchers overseas asked that question—and gathered data on the matter. Their study, published in the July 13 issue of European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (doi: […]

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