Kids Now Need Cholesterol Screening

Kids Now Need Cholesterol Screening

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently endorsed the new National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) recommendation to begin screening children for high cholesterol as early as age 9. While the importance of early detection of cardiovascular disease – the number one killer of Americans – cannot be understated, these recommendations do not come without … Read more

Fiber Diet: The New Way to Lose Weight

a lady measuring her waist

Fiber is known for many reasons, especially for its function in regulating gut movement. But the benefits of this food component do not stop here. For many decades, a fiber-rich diet has been used for several purposes. Some people use it for cardiac benefits, while others enjoy it for the filling properties. But there is … Read more