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Individual getting a cholesterol test

Cholesterol tests

During a general check-up, most doctors recommend that you undergo a cholesterol test to determine whether you are at risk of heart disease. The test measures the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides in the serum

Breast Health Tip #13: Garlic

Eating just a clove or two of garlic a week can significantly lower your risk of breast cancer. An Iowa study of 34,388 postmenopausal women found that those who consumed garlic regularly had a noticeably lower incidence of breast cancer. Eating...

Fats, Lipids and Oils

Fats, or lipids, are the third main class of the macronutrients needed in human nutrition. The lipids are found primarily in meats and dairy foods, at least, these are the most visible sources, but most foods contain some fat.

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