Posts Tagged ‘lowering cholesterol’

Local Irish Veronicas Guilt Free Baked Organic Gluten Free Crisps : Tasting Sat Nov 24 12pm

21 November 2012 @ 7:54 pm |

Now on sale at Select Stores Dalkey €1.10 a bag

No Cholesterol
No Trans Fat
No Wheat
Good Source of Fibre
Suitable for Vegetarians & Coeliacs

At Veronica’s we’re all about enjoying good healthy food – and that extends to snack-time. When you’re feeling peckish during the day, there’s nothing quite like the pleasure – for adults and children alike – of munching down on a freshly opened packet of crisps.

That’s what inspired us to create Veronica’s range of Baked Organic Crisps. We like to think of them as bags of…

Healthy Heart Food – lower High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol

20 November 2012 @ 5:33 pm |

Healthy Heart Food
by Oliver McCabe

Heart disease is the term used to describe hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) and blood clots – which can result in blockage of the blood supply to the heart. The main symptom is angina, a pressure or pain in the chest, usually brought on by stress or exertion. The worst outcome is a heart attack.

Heart disease is the number one cause of death for Irish people – and most other Westerners. When combined with other complications of hardened arteries, such as strokes, heart disease accounts for over 40% of all deaths.…


31 May 2012 @ 7:08 pm |

Health Benefits

Omega 3 Health Benefits

Omega 3 fatty acids are necessary for human health and development but the body cannot make them. Instead we have to make sure our diets contain foods rich in these fatty acids or by supplementation. Supplementing with Omega 3 from Krill Oil which has these fatty acids in “phospholipid” form rather than the lesser “triglyceride” form found in fish oils allows the body to absorb them more efficiently and easily. There are several key health benefits from supplementing with Cleanmarine® Krill Oil:

Heart Health

Higher levels of HDL (“Good”) cholesterol reduces the risk…

Pumpkin Seeds lower bad Cholesterol

2 May 2012 @ 5:54 pm |

Like all nuts and seeds, pumpkin seeds (also called pepitas) are great dietary sources of protein, fibre and healthy fats. They also contain their own unique package of additional benefits.

Just 1/4 cup of pumpkin seeds (a medium handful) each day provides more than 20 percent of our recommended intakes of protein, fibre and minerals such as magnesium, zinc, manganese, phosphorous, copper and iron. But the primary therapeutic benefit from eating pepitas comes from the healthy fats found inside these flat, dark green seeds.

Pumpkin seeds contain a perfect mix of heart-healthy, unsaturated fatty acids as well as…