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All About Cholesterol

Can You Burn Off Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a type of lipid, just as fats are. However, unlike fat, cholesterol can’t be exercised off, sweated out or burned for energy. It is found only in animal products, including meat, chicken, fish, eggs, organ meats and high-fat dairy products. Is Cholesterol Good or Bad? Just as homemade … Continue Reading

Weight Management, Wellness
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FAT: The Good & The Bad

Weight Management

“Fat Phobia” If you think you should avoid foods that contain fat and cholesterol, like meat, eggs, milk and cheese, to protect yourself from heart disease, you may be suffering from “fat phobia.” The common belief that most healthy people need to avoid meat, dairy foods and eggs to protect against heart disease is unfounded … Continue Reading

Weight Management: What Works & What Doesn’t

Weight Management

The television show The Biggest Loser encourages viewers to lose copious amounts of weight in order to live longer (and compete for the top prize). But fitness professionals know all too well that even when clients achieve their weight loss goals, the trick is keeping the pounds off. To determine which, if any, weight loss … Continue Reading