High cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for developing heart disease, so lowering the cholesterol in your diet is one of the most effective places to begin reducing your chances of its development. Oatmeal and oat bran contain a soluble fibre named beta-glucan, which carries cholesterol out of your system. It has been shown in studies that simply eating two cups of cooked oat-bran cereal a day can lower your cholesterol levels by as much at 20 per cent.
May 7, 2012
Eating for a healthy heart doesn’t necessarily mean sacrificing on flavour or the foods you love. It’s not widely known, but there are some foods that can actually help clear your arteries, lower your cholesterol and reduce your blood pressure. Simply making the 10 delicious foods below a regular part of your diet can do wonders for your heart and your overall health.
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Don’t eat anything you can’t pronounce!
Basically everything the body does requires water – so staying hydrated would probably be the best and easiest health tip there is.
There is no such thing as a diet, simply a healthy lifestyle. Eat foods that are LHI (Low human interaction). Stay away from foods that are overly processed.
I always make sure I have fresh fruit handy incase I need a sugar pep up. Keeps me away from the spur of the moment chocolate purchases and is fresh and nutritious so it’s therapeutic to eat.
If I'm ever feeling stressed at home, the first thing I do is tidy my living spaces and light a scented candle. Messy bed, messy head.
Try incidental exercise, get off the bus a stop earlier, take the stairs instead of the lift and set a diary reminder to stand up and walk around every hour.