Lower Cholesterol Naturally With These Foods

August 2nd, 2011

If your cholesterol is too high, you may be wondering what to eat in order to lower it without drugs. Here’s a list of 10 foods that lower cholesterol naturally. Cinnamon Just half a teaspoon per day of cinnamon has been found to lower LDL cholesterol. Almonds Almonds are a great way to lower cholesterol. This is due to their high monounsaturated fat content as well as high vitamin E content. Brussels Sprouts Thanks to their high fiber content, Brussels sprouts lower cholesterol by binding

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Cycling Twenty Miles a Week Cuts Heart Disease in Half

August 2nd, 2011

(NaturalNews) A large study published in the British Medical Association, found that regular cycling can substantially lower the incidence of coronary heart disease: Medical News Today reports.  The investigation of 10,000 participants suggests that those who cycled 20 miles within a week were 50 percent less likely to develop heart disease than those who did not engage in cycling at all. Cycling offers several physical health benefits, primary of which is improved cardiovascular fitness. Research reveals that habitual cycling to work enhances cardiovascular functioning by

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The World of Blended Isolation

July 14th, 2011
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There are certainly numerous activities that are wonderful to engage in isolation and on our own like  the simplicity of spending time alone, reading, meditating, etc. and for the adventurous –   traveling alone.  Now here, I must admit that for all the things I enjoy in isolation I’m still not someone who enjoys traveling alone, I prefer to travel with someone with whom I can share the wonders of the new and exciting with.  I guess you could say I’m a work in progress although

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The Power of the Hug

May 28th, 2011
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Are you a hugger?  Do you like hugs?  It seems to me that there isn’t much of a grey area when it comes to hugs, either you like them or they make you uncomfortable.  Well, for anyone that knows me, I’m a hugger.  I love giving hugs and love receiving them.  Interestingly enough I didn’t grow up in a family of huggers.  Certainly there was affection in our family but it wasn’t until a wonderful friend of mine whom I’m blessed to say I’ve been

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The Un-Perfect Life That is Still a Joy to Live

May 17th, 2011
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Why does my life feel so complicated? Why does “stuff” keep happening to me? My life will be perfect when… Sound familiar? I think at one point in time we all question one or more of the above statements. I don’t think we’d be human if we didn’t wonder sometimes “why” it seems that stuff keeps happening to us when our friend’s lives just seem to appear so easy. I don’t think we’d be human if we didn’t think when I have “this” or if

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