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8 Juicy Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

8 Juicy Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

Who doesn't love strawberries?  And you don't need any reason other than the pleasure of their sweetness to eat them every day.  But according to researchers from Oklahoma State University, there's lots more to strawberries than the flavor.[i]

Their study was published in the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition with funding from the NIH and the California Strawberry Commission.  In it the researchers review over 130 studies attesting to the strawberry's status as a "functional food."   

Lipid Lowering Effects of Black Seed

Lipid Lowering Effects of Black Seed

Cholesterol is a lipid molecule vital for life. It is required to build the membrane of each cell in our bodies and also for the synthesis of vitamin D and a number of very important steroid hormones.

Hypercholesterolemia is a condition in which blood cholesterol level is elevated, the condition affects 13% of Americans[i]. A number of risk factors can cause hypercholesterolemia including high fat diet, sedentary lifestyle and genetics. Hypercholesterolemia is itself a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.  

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