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Nutrition

Posted by Idris Daouk on

Nutrition

Nutrition is a key factor in maintaining the health of your body and mind. What you feed your body is very important, as this is what gets processed to fuel your mind, fuel your body, and build muscle. 

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Cholesterol Management

Posted by Zaki Daouk on

Cholesterol Management

How do you maintain healthy cholesterol levels within normal range? In addition to reducing saturated fat intake and increasing the intake of soluble fiber, supplements that include gamma-tocopherol, pantethine, plant sterols, the carotenoid lycopene, red yeast rice, the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB 30242 and extracts of artichoke, amla, garlic, green tea and pomegranate help support healthy levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the so-called “bad” cholesterol. In addition to maintaining already-healthy cholesterol levels, theaflavins have been shown to protect against LDL oxidation and favorably promote endothelial function, thus helping to maintain healthy circulation. Amla, an extract of Indian gooseberry contains tannins...

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