Top 10 Foods to Lower Cholesterol

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Almonds are pretty hardworking nuts when it comes to lowering your cholesterol. First, they’re rich in unsaturated fats that help raise healthy HDL cholesterol while lowering unhealthy LDL. Second, these fats also help make LDL cholesterol less likely to oxidize. This is a fabulous thing, because when LDL oxidizes, it’s more likely to gunk up your arteries and cut blood flow to the heart. Snack away. But do keep an eye on portion size. Almonds are high in calories, and all you need are a couple of ounces a day to reap benefits.

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OJ manufacturers are doing everything they can to make their health food more appealing — including fortifying their juice with plant-derived cholesterol-busting compounds known as phytosterols. A review of 84 scientific studies revealed that getting 2 grams of phytosterols a day – the amount in a couple 8-ounce glasses of sterol-fortified OJ — could…

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Review: The Witches’ Almanac issue 34

My review of “The Witches’ Almanac” issue 34.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from The Witches’ Almanac and Weiser Books. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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In my mailbox: The E.T. Chronicles

The E.T. Chronicles
What Myths and Legends Tell Us About Human Origins
Rita Louise, Ph.D., Wayne Laliberte, MS, Foreword by Barbara Hand Clow
ISBN: 9781571747167
Book (Paperback)
Hampton Roads Publishing Company

link: Red Wheel/Weiser Hampton Roads

Book and product reviews with a steampunk twist

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