Tag Archives: Cholesterol

Filling Your Plate with Garlic

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Okay, maybe don’t fill your entire plate with it, but think about adding it to your diet. Garlic is a nutrient-packed, pungent, and beneficial addition to many dishes. The flavor and aroma of … Continue reading

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Have You Loved on Your Legumes Lately?

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Legumes are seeds or fruit of plants in the Fabaceae family. Common legumes are beans, lentils, and peas. Not only are they cheap and filling, but they contain fiber, protein, and vitamins, and … Continue reading

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Cholesterol…

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fat-like substance that plays a role in making hormones, and keeping your brain and skin healthy. It’s needed for digestion and cell membranes. It’s essential in your … Continue reading

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How to Use Food to Manage Your Cholesterol

If you are looking for ways to lower your cholesterol, you may want to start by looking at what you eat. You may be thinking this means removing certain foods from your diet and while that is true, using diet … Continue reading

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4 Foods that Help Fight Cholesterol

Heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control, is the leading cause of death in this country.  The CDC indicates that more than 26 million Americans have been diagnosed with this condition which equates to more than 11% of … Continue reading

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