Tag Archives: cardiovascular health

Weight Loss: Focusing on the Wrong Thing

Weight loss is not as easy as eating less and exercising more. We all know that. It’s more complex and we are all unique metabolically, so what is effective for me may not work for you. That’s why it’s best … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Are Statins Worth the Risk

I have done several posts detailing risks associated with taking statin drugs to lower cholesterol in an effort to improve heart health. You can type “heart health” or “cholesterol” into the search box and quite a few past posts will … Continue reading

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Health: How Does Prayer Impact It

As a Christian I know and believe prayer is powerful. When I pray, I am communing directly with my Creator and I know Him as the Healer. Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, I would like to share some scientific evidence … Continue reading

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Healthy Heart: Update on Cholesterol Case Study

You may remember a post I did in March of this year sharing my husband’s cholesterol experiment. To refresh your memory or in case you didn’t read it, he decided after years of being told his cholesterol was high and … Continue reading

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Healthy Heart: 15 Facts You Should Know

February is when we celebrate Valentine’s Day and it is also National Heart Month. We focus on the heart for both, although in different ways. I thought it might be helpful to give you some quick and easy facts about … Continue reading

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Health and Emotions: We Can’t Overlook Their Impact on Health – Part Two

In my last post I talked about how emotions are energy, how we are energetic beings and how thoughts and emotions affect your physical health. I wanted to go into a little more depth about that connection in this post. … Continue reading

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Health: Surprising Worst Source of Trans Fats

“Sure, foods containing trans fat taste great and stay fresh longer, but they are also bad for your health in a multitude of ways, including raising bad cholesterol, lowering good cholesterol and increasing inflammation. Also known as “trans fatty acids” … Continue reading

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Smoking “Yolks” – Who Do You Believe?

I don’t know if anyone else saw this story on the news last week. They said that studies found a definite link between the number of whole eggs and egg yolks in particular a person eats and the amount of … Continue reading

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There’s More Than Just Brown!

Most of us choose brown rice over white rice as the healthier option, and it is. Very simply, brown rice only has the outer husk removed, leaving the nutrient-rich bran underneath intact. If the bran is also removed, then what … Continue reading

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