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  • Statin Side Effects

    "This article is written by Nataly López Barón (Ph.D. in Food Science), the Head Food Scientist at Cerabeta and Sunny Boy Foods. Nataly completed ...
  • 5 Simple Recipes that Lower Cholesterol

    Let's face it. Life can get busy sometimes. So busy, that cooking and eating healthy can be an afterthought and even a difficulty for some of us. 

    Remember, cholesterol levels are affected by your eating habits, and your diet. While there are many ways you can lower your cholesterol with food, bad eating habits and unhealthy foods will raise your levels, increasing the risk of heart disease.

    No need to worry about spending too much time in the kitchen just to eat healthy. We've chosen five simple, tasty recipes that you can easily prepare that will help you lower your cholesterol.

  • How to Lower Your Cholesterol Naturally

    Every year, millions of North Americans are diagnosed with high cholesterol by their doctors. In fact, over 1/3 of American adults have an LDL (bad cholesterol) level of over 200 mg/dL, putting them at greater risk of heart disease and stroke. These statistics are similar for Canada.

    That means that there are over 100 million Americans who are either being prescribed, or at risk of being prescribed Statins - drugs that reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol in individuals. The downside? These drugs often come with brutal side effects which include headaches, muscle pain, permanent liver damage, and much more.

    As a result, many people seek to lower their cholesterol naturally through moderating their diet, introducing natural supplements, and changing their exercise routines.

    Here are our top 7 strategies that you can start to implement today to lower your cholesterol naturally.

  • Which Foods Lower Cholesterol?

    High cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease, the world's leading cause of death.

    Cholesterol levels are directly affected by your diet and eating habits. You can lower your cholesterol levels by eating foods that are heart healthy.

    Healthy eating doesn't have to be a daunting thought. You don't need to make huge changes to what you eat to be healthier. Instead, try small habit changes over time.

    Here are our top five food recommendations to (slowly) incorporate into your diet to lower cholesterol.