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...
Healthy Lunch Box Swaps that are Good for Your Kids
The week of August 10 is Healthy Back to School Week at DietsInReview.com.
Even at my age, I can't help but get the back to school butterflies. I have always loved this time of year. I no longer have a need for fresh packs of pencils, new backpacks or new notebooks, but that doesn't stop me from wandering down the aisles.
On the Biggest Loser, it's OK to satisfy a sweet tooth. Especially when you follow a low fat, low calorie recipe like these Pumpkin Walnut Snack Muffins. Ingredients include Super Foods walnuts and pumpkin, and butter is replaced with fat-free yogurt.