Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids: The Scoop You Didn’t Know

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Over the past few years, omega-3 fatty acids have received a lot of attention and promotion. Yet when you pick up your supplements at the local pharmacy or health food store, the label includes omega-3’s, omega-6’s omega-9’s and oh my mega confusion! What is the difference between these essential fatty acids and what is this [...]

The Truth Behind Coffee

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The Truth Behind Coffee For many, there’s nothing like a cup of coffee to start the day. As one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world, it has long been debated that consuming coffee can lead to health problems. These misconceptions can often lead to confusion about whether one can enjoy coffee as [...]

Love Your Heart With Oats

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Love Your Heart With Oats The oats found in oatmeal are a rich source of beta-glucans which provide a source of dietary fiber to the body. The beta-glucans found in oats and other grains such as barley and rye contain soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber has been shown to lower cholesterol levels and can [...]

Happy Heart Month (and Day) Part 2

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You need to love yourself, in order to take care of yourself. On this Valentine’s Day, learn to how to keep your heart healthy. Get you cholesterol and coconut questions answered! By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services www.MomDishesItOut.com Q)   Does eating cholesterol really impact cholesterol level? We have know for [...]

Happy Heart Health Month – Part One

Making sense of sugar and saturated fat.

OMGoodness there are so many mixed messages about heart health. Read on tho make sense of sugar and saturated fat as it pertains to our heart health. Lets prevent Cardiovascular Disease (aka CVD). Q) There are experts who are now saying that the evidence between saturated fat and CVD may have been biased because research didn’t [...]