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Health & Nutrition #96 by Nutrobalance

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Plant-Based On a Budget: Food Guide to Eating Well & Loving It

By Vicki Brett-Gach October 5, 2016

 

Plant-Based On a Budget: How to Eat Well and Love Your Food

So, you are convinced. Eating a diet rich in whole plant-based foods makes brilliant sense for your personal health, the welfare of animals and for the future of our planet.

It’s time to dive in, but where do you start? How can you make meal preparation easy and delicious? And how in the world can you shop for groceries without straining your wallet?

It can be simpler than you may expect.

In fact, armed with a few clever strategies you might just be surprised that you can eat more delectably than ever on a very modest budget.   continue reading…..

Cardiovascular risk factor prevention should be addressed at all ages

Date:
September 29, 2016
Source:
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Summary:
Older adults can develop cardiovascular risk factors later in life, according to a study. Investigators found that the development of risk factors including hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol remains high in adults over age 45, even extending up to ages over 75 years. In addition, the development of these risk factors was 25 to 100 percent higher in the black population than in the white population.       continue reading.……..

Cholesterol

Michael Greger M.D. · Last Updated on September 2, 2016
Why do we need to lower our cholesterol? Because high levels may raise heart disease risk, the number one cause of death in the U.S.  Higher buildup of cholesterol in our blood appears to be linked to higher atherosclerosis in our coronary arteries. Cholesterol crystallization may be what causes atherosclerotic plaque rupture, the trigger for heart attacks. Regardless of total cholesterol level, LDL (low-density lipoprotein or “bad” cholesterol may be a risk factor for heart attacks.
Data suggests that cholesterol levels can never be too low. The average U.S. blood cholesterol level is so high that a large part of the “normal population” is at high risk of coronary heart disease. The safe level for total cholesterol is likely 150 or lower; the optimal LDL level may be 50-70.     continue reading……

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Medicine ball workout
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JAMIE OLIVER’S RECIPE OF THE DAY –  CHICKEN FAJITAS
Smoky dressed aubergines & peppers

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