Tag Archive: heart health

Mar 30 2011

Just got my Lipid Profile and I’m Excited!

Last year my Cholesterol Risk Ratio (LDL/HDL) was at 5.68 (way too high) and my doctor wanted to put me on Lipitor. So I decided to see if I could lower my Cholesterol through diet and exercise (weight loss). After a pretty shaky start where I was unable to keep up any kind of consistent …

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Mar 07 2011

Dark chocolate for a healthy heart

Today’s story in Toronto Sun touts the benefits of chocolate on heart health. This is good news for those of us who love chocolate. The story sites studies that report “the regular consumption of five to 10 grams of 70% chocolate is associated with a major drop (50%) in the mortality rate related to the …

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