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Most researchers and health professionals now recognize that LDL or “bad cholesterol” plays the major role in promoting coronary artery disease (CAD) and also a major role for strokes. There is general agreement that saturated fat, cholesterol and trans-fatty acids should be reduced in the diet in order to...
 
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    With summer produce at it’s peak, now is the perfect time to make all those eating changes that you’ve been promising yourself you would make. Fruits and vegetables are brimming with lots of fiber, nutrients and disease-fighting phytochemicals. Here is a handy chart for enjoying them.  By:...
 
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1. Once known as the love apple, I am a great source of lycopene. Because of my lycopene I can help prevent prostate cancer and help lower risk of stomach and lung cancer too. Botanically I am a fruit, but legally I am a vegetable. Name that Vegetable: ___________ 2. I can protect your sight. ... Name That Vegetable…
 
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Garlic may help fight heart disease by lowering blood cholesterol and acting as a blood thinner. Recently, researchers analyzed 17 population studies and found lower rates of stomach and colorectal cancer in people who eat more garlic. One clove a day was enough to help. Researchers think garlic’s beneficial...
 
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Although your body needs no more than 500 mg of sodium daily, most Americans get 8-10 times that amount. Most of it comes from salt added to processed food (cereals, crackers and bread are the greatest source in the American diet)and meals eaten away from home. Should you worry?...