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How to Lower Your Cholesterol, The Easy Way

Cholesterol is found in the fats and lipids of our foods, and is also produced by the liver. Low-density lipoproteins (LDL), AKA the ‘bad’ cholesterol, is a major contributor to plaque, which can slowly build up in the arterial walls and can effectively narrows the arteries, restricting blood-flow, and can clog your arteries while making them less flexible. Plaque can be incredibly dangerous as most of us know, and it can lead to the formation of clots which can block...

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10 Easy Tips for Falling Asleep Faster

Think of the most important things in your life; what comes to mind? Maybe it's spending time with family, traveling the world, working hard in your career, maintaining a social life, etc. All of which, when trying to balance it all, can easily lead to constant stress. What you probably didn't think of (that should rank high on your list) is sleep. It is known that humans spend about one-third of their lives asleep, so shouldn't we be aiming to...

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Healthy Fats You Should Be Eating

Fat = bad. Sounds simple, right? We've been led to believe all our lives that fat is harmful to our health which is why brands in the food industry have produced plenty of processed foods claiming to be "low in fat!" for years. However, not all fats are the same. For example, trans fats—often listed as “partially hydrogenated oils” on labels—have a bad reputation for good reason. Created using an industrial process that adds hydrogen to liquid vegetable oils...

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