Foods that Reduce Cholesterol and Improve your Lipid Profile

Monitoring and maintaining healthy levels of these lipids is important in staying healthy. While the body produces the cholesterol needed to function properly, the source for some cholesterol is the diet. Eating too much of foods that are high in cholesterol, saturated fats, and trans unsaturated fats (trans fats) or having an inherited predisposition can result in a high… Read More Foods that Reduce Cholesterol and Improve your Lipid Profile

Dietary Fibre – Can Help in Weight Control

Dietary Fiber means “Nutrients in the diet that is not digested by gastrointestinal enzymes.” It is the indigestible part of plant foods that pushes through our digestive system, absorbing water along the way and easing bowel movements. Fiber is made up of non-starch polysaccharides, such as cellulose, dextrins, inulin, lignin, chitins, pectins, beta-glucans, waxes and… Read More Dietary Fibre – Can Help in Weight Control