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healthmeup - 07/19/2014 08:30:00

What is Good or Bad Cholesterol?

What is Good or Bad Cholesterol? If you’ve been wondering about commonly used cholesterol terms like HDL and LDL, or good cholesterol and bad cholesterol, then you’ve come to the right place. For instance, did you know that cholesterol deposits in your lower body’s arteries could give you foot ulcers? Read what cardiologist,... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 03/03/2014 13:00:00

Body Mass Index: What’s the Ideal Body Weight for You?

Body Mass Index: What’s the Ideal Body Weight for You? Being overweight puts you at an increased risk of developing lifestyle diseases. To lose weight gradually, you may need to reduce your calorie intake by approxiamtely 500 calories each day and/or increase your physical activity to 150 minutes each week. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/17/2014 12:34:09

Cholesterol Diet: Fruits to Lower Cholesterol

Cholesterol Diet: Fruits to Lower Cholesterol Are you aware that bad cholesterol levels can be controlled with fruits? Yes, there are certain fruits that are effective in lowering bad cholesterol. Plus fruits make a good snack, if you are trying to loose weight and boost your energy levels. Here’s how to reduce your cholesterol levels with... Continue Reading »

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iDiva - 12/12/2013 18:11:57

What’s Changed from Puri-Chole to Pasta & Artisanal Bread

What’s Changed from Puri-Chole to Pasta & Artisanal Bread Our first taste of authentic global cuisine, started when ‘real’ burgers and pizzas. To eat a burger with real hash browns and mustard, in a small diner-like place - oh man, that was the stuff of Archie comics and H’wood, rolled into one! Now, we are faced with greater dilemmas. What does one... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 11/25/2013 12:43:15

Diabetes Mellitus: What is Insulin Resistance?

Diabetes Mellitus: What is Insulin Resistance? Diabetes mellitus means a change in diet, taking regular insulin injections and exercising regularly, as these preventive measures can help fight diabetes. In spite of making these changes, some diabetics can experience insulin resistance. Dr. B.M. Makkar, Director at Diabetes & Obesity Centre and... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 11/07/2013 07:00:00

You Ask, We Answer: What is the Importance of Vitamin D?

You Ask, We Answer: What is the Importance of Vitamin D? Vitamin D is both a nutrient we eat and a hormone that our body makes. Worldwide an estimated 1 billion people have low levels of vitamin D in their blood, and this deficiency can be found in all ethnicities and age group. We explain the importance of Vitamin D. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 11/05/2013 08:00:00

Causes of High Cholesterol

Causes of High Cholesterol If you often find yourself wondering if you are at high risk for cardiovascular disease, if you're good cholesterol is very low, and what could be causing high cholesterol inspite of you not smoking or drinking? If you are plagued by similar questions, read on to find out more about the causes of... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 11/04/2013 08:00:00

Health Star of the Week: Weight Loss to Battle High Cholesterol

Health Star of the Week:  Weight Loss to Battle High Cholesterol Staying away from home contributed to Avinash being overweight, as he loved to indulge in fried, fatty food almost everyday. It was only when he was diagnosed with high cholesterol at the age of 32 that he decided to to take stock of his life and become healthy and fit. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 09/30/2013 13:30:00

Heart Health: What Causes A Heart Attack?

Heart Health: What Causes A Heart Attack? The function of the heart is to pump oxygen and nutrient rich blood throughout the body. The heart itself is a muscle, which requires its own blood supply, which is provided by coronary arteries, which lie on the surface of the heart. Continue Reading »

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