Foods rich in cholesterol are vital to brain health

Cholesterol – A Vital Brain-Protecting Nutrient

In a recent article, I told you about the recent discovery of the connection between gluten consumption and memory loss and cognitive decline. Today, I’m going to share a super-nutrient that is absolutely critical to brain health, memory, mood and cognition… yet it has been maligned by “modern” medicine for decades. Cholesterol! Your Brain on Cholesterol: Stronger, Smarter, Faster, … [Read more...]

heart healthy pistachios

Heart Healthy Pistachios (Why You Should Eat MORE!)

Do you love pistachios? Don't feel guilty! Despite their previous label as a indulgent snack food with little health value, they're actually nuggets of pure nutrition and heart healthy too. Boost HDL and Antioxidants with Heart Healthy Pistachios A study published in Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases examined the effects of pistachios on cholesterol levels and oxidative stress … [Read more...]

monounsaturated fats and heart disease

Monounsaturated Fats and Heart Disease (Protect Your Heart with FAT!)

Healthy oils, nuts and seeds aren't just pleasing to the palette. They can also provide powerful protection for your heart. Monounsaturated Fats and Heart Disease:  A Healthy Fat Diet Trumps a Low-Fat Diet for Heart Health Research conducted at the State University of New York found that consuming a moderate fat diet providing monounsaturated fatty acids offers more benefits to the heart than a … [Read more...]

Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fats that fight cancer

Avocados: Whip up a Dip for the Heart

It may not be long before your cardiologist recommends avocados to help combat high cholesterol. One study showed that after seven days dining on diet that included avocados, patients with moderately high cholesterol levels saw a drop in both total and LDL cholesterol, as well as an 11% increase in heart-healthy HDL levels. That's because avocados contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fat … [Read more...]

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