Understanding Obesity Related Diseases: High Cholesterol
As more of our population become obese and overweight, obesity diseases become much more prevalent. High Cholesterol is one such disease, and here I explain what it is, why it affects the overweight, symptoms and prevention.
What is it?
Cholesterol is in every cell in your body and is important for proper functioning of your body (i.e. used...
10 Tips for Being Heart Healthy
1. Lose that extra weight. Lightening up and shedding a few pounds will make it easier for your heart and on you!
2. Watch out for fat. Learn to be “fat-savvy." You want to eat little to no cholesterol, saturated, and trans fat. Choose lean meats and low-fat or non-fat dairy to help cut these numbers down.
Wake up to fluffy, homemade blueberry pancakes, without any of the dieter's guilt. Made with whole grains, nutrition-packed blueberries and low-fat buttermilk, mornings will taste a little brighter when you start your days with these soon-to-be favorites.
Whether you're searching gluten-free recipes, or just need a healthy pasta alternative, this Quinoa Pasta with Pesto and Tomatoes recipe is a delicious find. Created by Chef Rocco Dispirito, he helped Amy Parham prepare this dish for Biggest Loser: Families.
You can make your own muesli cereal with this easy recipe. It's an ideal breakfast recipe for a vegetarian, or anyway trying to find healthier additions to their diet. The flax seeds, oats, almonds and fresh fruit back a nutritional punch.
Save money and calories by making your own Oatmeal blend, with high-fiber apples and raisins. Every successful dieter knows the key to weight loss is a healthy breakfast. Oatmeal is also known to lower cholesterol!