Sunday, June 7, 2009

Heart Health: Lower Cholesterol & Heart Disease

Slash your Cholesterol with Cinnamon! A half of teaspoon of cinnamon a day could cut your triglycerides and total cholesterol by 12 to 30% while it boosts your body's ability to store blood sugar, reports the USDA's Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center in Maryland. You can sprinkle cinnamon on your morning coffee, toast or oatmeal.

Fight Heart Disease with Nuts!

In a major study of Seventh Day Adventists, researchers found that people who snack on nuts at least four times a week cut their risk of fatal heart attacks almost half! That's right. Nuts are great for your heart.

72% In a study of almost 1,900 men, researchers found that men who had the most of this food-based nutrient in their blood had 72% fewer heart attacks then those with the lowest levels. When it comes to protection against heart disease this food is the best thing to eat to prevent it.

Heart risk slashed from 46% to 4% The amazing diet of the people of Crete, an island in the Mediterranean, where only 4% of Men suffer from heart disease thanks to the foods they eat.

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