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Most people think of exercise as a way to keep cholesterol under check and to assist with weight loss. While exercise without weight loss has little influence on total or LDL cholesterol, research indicates that aerobic exercise does seem to change the type of LDL that the body produces....
 
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What is delicious, nutritious, convenient, inexpensive, and comes in two colors? Split peas! Split peas are dried yellow or green field peas that have been split along a natural seam to allow for quicker cooking. They are ready when you are – once purchased, they can be kept on...
 
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Dill Baked Fish The American Heart Association recommends fish twice per week. This recipe will work with most varieties of fish. 1 1/2 lbs fresh fish fillets 1 tsp dill weed sprinkle of paprika 1 lemon, sliced Preheat oven to 425. Place salmon in a baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Sprinkle with dill and ... Valentine Menu
 
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• Use canola oil or soybean oil for cooking and baking.These oils are higher in omega-3s than corn, safflower or sunflower oil. Use all refined oils sparingly because they are calorie dense. • Experiment with flaxseeds. Use them in smoothies, pancakes, muffins and cooked cereal. For best results, grind...
 
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Certain substances found in foods, such as soluble fiber, phytochemicals, certain fats and fatty acids, may make a very significant contribution to one’s effort to lower blood cholesterol levels. All of these substances are found in plant foods-fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans. A diet that includes ample amounts of...