Weight Loss Articles

Reduce Cholesterol Naturally using Plant Sterols and Stanols

By | 2017-05-11T18:31:05+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Weight Loss Articles|

Virtually everyone is aware that high cholesterol is associated with increased likelihood of coronary heart disease and stroke. To reduce cholesterol, the first step is to reduce consumption of foods high in cholesterol, such as fatty foods, dairy and meats. Western trained physicians often recommend the use of statins, which have been shown to be effective at lowering cholesterol and have proven cardiovascular benefits. Plant sterols and stanols have been shown to lower cholesterol naturally.

Six Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke and Type-2 Diabetes

By | 2017-01-17T15:13:28+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Weight Loss Articles|

Do you know the six steps you can take to reduce your risk of stroke, heart disease and type-2 diabetes? You hear over and over in the media how these issues are epidemic in our society, yet with all our knowledge, the rates of these occurrences are not going down. We all want to live healthy, happy lives, but we do not always make the necessary choices to help this happen. Once we have the awareness, the next measure is really looking at ourselves to see what we can do to optimize our own health. How many of these six steps are you taking?

Food Matters: Good Food is Good Medicine!

By | 2016-12-29T16:33:19+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Weight Loss Articles|

I am convinced, more than ever, that the way we choose to live dramatically effects our health and the quality of our lives. If we simply take a look at the facts, we can become more in touch with the influences of our day to day choices, especially with regard to healthy, quality foods.

What we put into our bodies has enormous health consequences both short and long term. There are many observational studies demonstrating that a Mediterranean diet and lifestyle provide tremendous health benefits including longevity and reduced rates of cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, Type-2 Diabetes and other chronic diseases.

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