Category Archive for: ‘Cardiovascular Health’

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    The Thyroid-Cholesterol Connection


     We’ve all heard of the important hormones estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, but have you ever wondered where these compounds come from? Just how does our body produce them? The answer may surprise you. One of the main building blocks of our “sex hormones” is none …

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    What Are The Best Fats/Oils To Cook With?


    For years we’ve been told that the healthiest oils to cook with are polyunsaturated fats such as vegetable oil, soybean oil, grapeseed oil, safflower oil, corn oil, etc., and that we should avoid altogether saturated fats like butter and coconut oil. But a simple glance …

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