Tags: heart disease

The Ultimate Cholesterol-Lowering Diet: Reclaiming Health Through Whole Foods

At 55 years old, elementary school teacher Karen Brockway got a serious wake-up call. After a half-century of eating meat, dairy, and lots of junk food, she got news from her doctor that shook her to the core.  Karen’s doctor told her that she was at extremely high risk of developing pancreatic cancer. She was told…

The Confusion over Cholesterol | What’s the verdict?

If youโ€™ve been paying attention to the buzz of the food and nutrition world lately, youโ€™ve likely heard a lot about butter being back on the scene. And even more recently, about dietary cholesterol not being so bad to eat anymore. So where is this all coming from? The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is the…