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Heart Health, Diet and Lifestyle

Heart Health, Diet and Lifestyle

Heart Health, Diet, and Lifestyle

Why is hormonal balance and heart health so important in both middle-aged adult females and males? It’s because heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. According to Dr. Thierry Hertoghe, M.D., Twenty-one million cases are reported each year, nearly three-quarters of a million people die of it. I would […]

Essential Fatty Acids

Essential Fatty Acids

Our culture has conditioned us to think of fats as bad for our health. Advertizing pitches “low fat,” “no cholesterol” and “fat free” as healthier foods. But, it’s not that fats themselves are bad for us. We need fats, but we need the right kinds of fats. Just like there is a vast difference between […]

Essential Fatty Acids

Essential Fatty Acids

Black Currant Oil Essential fatty acids Good fats raise High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) levels in the blood and one of the functions of (HDL) or “good cholesterol” is to grab your bad cholesterol, LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein), and take it to the liver where it is broken down and excreted. Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are […]