Our bodies naturally produce cholesterol. The amount is dependent on genetics. It's not inherently bad. You need cholesterol for various bodily functions. However, too much cholesterol can be unhealthy. The American Heart Association established a range for your daily intake:
Less than 200 mg/dL is considered healthy.
200 to 239...
Best Diet Books of 2009
Diet books are a financial boon for the weight loss industry. Each week a new title releases, and while most seem to be different ways of saying the same things, some truly stand out by providing readers with unique, interesting and reliable information about managing their health and weight.
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Make a stop by the farmer's market before you make this fresh Summer Fruit Salad. This recipe is packed with fresh fruits like mangos, blueberries, strawberries and bananas- and rather than coat it in whipped cream you'll drizzle with a honey orange sauce.
There was a time when dried herbs were all the rage in country kitchens. The flavors of your childhood bring you back to a happy time, and chances are good this was the same recipe used by the home cooks of yesteryear. Simple and easy, and suitable for diabetics!