It’s a simple, straight forward question…what’s better for you – roasted or raw nuts? I think most of us have heard that grabbing a handful of nuts, like almonds, satiates the appetite. In other words, those little nuggets get you by until your next meal because they’re packed with omega – 3 fatty acids, protein, and fiber;…… Continue reading To roast or to raw?
The first in a series: food, exercise and smoking- how they really impact our cholesterol. Going Nuts! Even though I eat healthy, exercise to a fault, and don’t smoke, my ‘genes’ still don’t seem to fit. Over the past fifteen years my cholesterol has teetered between 230 and 255 (not horrifying numbers but not great…… Continue reading Getting cholesterol under control: Why eating plant sterols and stanols works!