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“Too Much Margarine Could Kill You”—Quite Literally

Recently, while taking a transcontinental train ride across Canada a headline in the London Daily caught my eye. It read, “Too Much Margarine Could Kill You”—and detailed the findings of a new study published in the British Medical Journal and the Edmonton Journal that showed the huge impact that…

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…choose organic whenever possible. * DO Enjoy Real Maple Syrup in small amounts. * DO Use Coconut Spread which is a healthy alternative to butter and margarine. Personally, my favorite breakfast is gluten-free bread, with coconut oil spread and mashed avocado. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite…

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Heart-Healthy Diets: 6 Surprising Foods to Avoid

…. Margarine: Margarine is generally made by hydrogenating liquid polyunsaturated oil, to create a spread that’s similar to butter. Hydrogenation creates toxic trans fats which induce free-radical stress increase harmful Lp(a) cholesterol. My advice: for heart-healthy diets, ditch the margarine and…

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The Worst Cooking Oil and More Heart-Healthy Cooking Tips

…prostate problems. So when it comes to eggs, go with the cage-free and DHA-fortified variety. Which is better, margarine or butter? Without a doubt, organic butter is better than margarine! Just make sure you scrape off any dark areas that develop as the butter is exposed to air, because it means that…

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6 Little-Known Facts About DHA Omega-3s Benefits

…omega-3s. 6. Trans-fatty acids can crowd out omega-3 benefits in your diet. So, avoid foods that contain trans-fatty acids, such as shortenings, margarine, and hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. What’s the Best Way to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough DHA Omega-3s? In addition to…

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Reducing Inflammation is the Secret to Weight Loss

…beans, tropical fruits, poultry, eggs, nuts and seeds, white potatoes, cheeses. * Limit or Avoid: organ meats; veal; high-fat dairy; farmed fish; margarine and shortening; vegetable oils; refined flours and sugar; fatty and fried foods. Another tip for reducing inflammation is to season your foods with…

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