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The Best CoQ10 Supplement to Take

…CoQ10 intake. It was that noticeable! Now it’s your turn: Do you take a CoQ10 supplement? You May Also Be Interested In: * Heart Myth Debunked: Saturated Fat Isn’t the Enemy * A Powerful Metabolism-Booster from Green Tea

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Foods High in Saturated Fat Aren’t the Enemy

We’ve long been told that foods high in saturated fat are bad. But the fact is saturated fats are the good guys. They help to raise beneficial HDL cholesterol, improving your triglyceride/HDL ratio—a key marker of cardiovascular health. Foods high in saturated fat also help to change your LDL cholesterol…

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For Weight Loss, Eat More Fat?

…and olive oil. Plus, they allowed them to eat saturated fats, and the participants in this group ate an average of 13% of their calories from saturated fat. Meanwhile, researchers told the low-fat group to decrease their fat intake to fewer than 30% of their calories while adding more starches, cereals…

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For Heart-Healthy Eating, Up Fats & Reduce Carbs

…advice in the The Great Cholesterol Myth, including: * The latest research into particle size: large and small particle LDL cholesterol, * How saturated fat turns small dense LDL, which is invasive, into large fluffy LDL which is less invasive, * How saturated fats increase HDL cholesterol. In the subsequent…

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Could Popcorn Replace Fruits and Vegetables?

…reputation—and with good reason. A medium size bucket of popcorn at a movie theatre concession stand can pack upwards of 1,600 calories and 60 grams of saturated fat! But a study has shed light on the healthier side of this popular treat. Researchers from the University of Scranton just revealed their findings…

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Is Taking a MacStatin a "Holistic" Approach?

…a statin—even when prescribed on a regular basis—as smart medicine for heart disease prevention. The saturated fat issue is a relic of dark-age medicine when they thought that saturated fat produced cholesterol. It doesn’t and it’s been proven that it doesn’t. It’s excess sugar that causes…

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The 10 Most Common Heart Health Fallacies

…cooking I recommend coconut oil, a saturated fat that’s least vulnerable to oxidative deterioration from heat. 7. Saturated fat is something to be feared. Patients often avoid foods containing saturated fats, such as meat, eggs, nuts, and butter, fearing that saturated fat turns into cholesterol in the…

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Heart Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…conk people on the heads in Marx Brothers movies—can do your heart good—and a lot more. Many people shun coconut oil because it’s high in saturated fat, which is true. But coconut oil is also the least vulnerable oil to oxidative stress and free radical formation—in fact it’s probably the safest…

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New Study Shows Heart Benefits of L-Carnitine

…-carnitine and hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis). Nearly every news report featured photos of red meat with headlines proclaiming the saturated fat in red meat is innocent—and the L-carnitine in red meat is causing heart attacks. The study said the culprit is trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO)…

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