Blog Archive for Tag: cholesterol

5 Key Indicators of Heart Health

March 23rd, 2015

You can’t see your heart, and most of the time, you don’t feel it. Similarly, you can’t see or feel the indicators of heart health, yet they impact your overall well-being. That’s why it’s important to monitor your heart—and the best way to do so is by keeping track of ...

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Heart Health in Your 40s: 4 Steps to Take Control Now

February 16th, 2015

It often takes people until their 50s or 60s to realize they need to focus on heart health. I’d like to see that change. The earlier the better; research shows that heart health can be affected as early as infancy. Today, I’d like to talk specifically to those of you ...

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Protein: 7 Herbalife Healthy Tips

January 8th, 2015

Protein is something we talk a lot about at Herbalife. It is so crucial to the health and function of the entire body. In the video below, I talk about what protein is, how it works, and where to get it in your diet. Here are a seven key points ...

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Heart-Healthy Side: Garlic, Zucchini and Tomato Sauté (Recipe)

December 1st, 2014

Garlic is an excellent food for supporting circulation and cardiovascular health. The bulb has wide-ranging benefits that include supporting healthy circulation and blood pressure, maintaining cholesterol levels already within a normal range, providing antioxidant protection, and enhancing immune system function. To work garlic into your daily diet, try this delicious ...

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Understanding Different Types of Fiber with Susan Bowerman

September 10th, 2014

Do you get enough fiber? The average American eats far less than half of the recommended 25 to 30 grams of fiber daily. That’s troubling news, especially when it comes to heart health. Fiber is found in vegetables, whole fruits, grains and beans. While best known for digestive support and ...

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7 Heart-Healthy Food Substitutes

July 14th, 2014

Many of the foods in a standard American diet simply aren’t good for the heart. Instead of opting for a nutrient-poor food choice, why not reach for foods that taste just as good—or better—and are also good for you? Better yet, why not make choices that directly benefit the heart? ...

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How Healthy Fats from Olives Support Heart Health | Mediterranean Diet

July 2nd, 2014

I enjoy food. To me, eating isn’t just about getting enough calories. It’s about nourishing my body, taking time to relax and even connecting with others over a great meal. That’s why, as part of an ongoing series, I’ll be focusing a different food in the Mediterranean diet each month. ...

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Heart Health Glossary

May 22nd, 2014

Heart health is a big subject. From understanding what the endothelium is to remembering what various acronyms mean, recalling all of the terminology might get more than a little confusing. Here’s a glossary to help you keep track of it all. I’ll update it periodically, so check back often.   ...

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3 Reasons I Take Krill Oil

March 3rd, 2014

I’ve talked a lot about the Omega-3s EPA and DHA in previous articles because they’re such an important part of supporting heart health. And if you read my previous post on krill oil, you know it’s a good option if you want to supplement your Omega-3 intake. But I haven’t ...

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Cholesterol and Your Heart: It’s Not Such a Bad Thing

June 11th, 2013

If you've been to the doctor for a checkup recently, it’s likely there was talk of cholesterol levels—most likely, lowering them. But did you know cholesterol isn't necessarily a bad thing? In fact, it’s the building block of all hormones! So, in order to maintain cholesterol levels already within normal ...

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