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  • fiber

What are the 9 wonders of fiber?

By |July 13th, 2016|

Fiber is extremely important for your digestive system.

The body’s small intestine can’t break down and extract energy from fibres so instead it is broken down in the colon.  People who eat a lot of fiber can process their food […]

  • cholesterol

12 foods that naturally lower your cholesterol

By |October 19th, 2015|

Oh that dreaded topic from your blood panel workup – the total cholesterol figure, and the associated HDL/LDL breakdowns.  Certainly many of us wished that our total cholesterol figure was lower, without having to resort to taking popular statin medications known […]

  • trans fat

Trans fat may increase your risk of death

By |September 26th, 2015|

Importance
Unlike other dietary fats, trans fat — also called trans-fatty acids — both raises your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and lowers your HDL (“good”) cholesterol.  A high LDL cholesterol level in combination with a low HDL cholesterol level increases your risk of heart […]

  • cholesterol

12 foods that naturally lower your cholesterol

By |August 24th, 2015|

Oh that dreaded topic from your blood panel workup – the total cholesterol figure, and the associated HDL/LDL breakdowns.  Certainly many of us wished that our total cholesterol figure was lower, without having to resort to taking popular statin medications known […]