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Trans Fats are a Threat to Women’s Health

Trans fats are unsaturated fats that are known to increase blood levels of bad (LDL) cholesterol and lower levels of good (HDL) cholesterol. These effects can increase one’s risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke. These are fats are found in natural foods like milk and animal fats, but mostly in processed food products that contain hydrogenated plant fats. These foods include margarine and most fried foods. A recent study published in the American Heart Journal found that women who have coronary heart disease increase their risk for sudden cardiac death if they consume trans fats. Harvard researchers analyzed data […]

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Flaxseed for High Blood Pressure

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a condition characterized by the narrowing of blood vessels outside of the heart. It is caused by atherosclerosis or the build-up of fat and cholesterol (a substance called plaque) on the walls of the arteries. Plaque causes blood vessels to narrow or become blocked, resulting in the reduction or stopping of blood flow. A person with PAD has an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Reducing the buildup of plaque in the arteries is usually done by making dietary changes, increasing physical activity, and reducing high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure. Although high […]

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