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While February is known for Valentine’s Day it also marks another heart event, American Heart month. This health observance was developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) to raise funds for research and education regarding the nation’s top killers – cardiovascular disease and stroke.   You may be familiar with National Wear Red Day occurring… Continue Reading

Flaxseed significantly reduced total cholesterol and LDL or “bad” cholesterol levels but did not substantially affect HDL or “good” cholesterol levels or triglycerides, a new study says.   The meta-analysis, which combines results from multiple studies, was reported in the August issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.   A number of foods including… Continue Reading