Eat a rainbow of fruits & veggies

The science behind the advice to eat all the colors of fruits and vegetables. Fact: Half of every plate should be filled with fruit and vegetables! Fact: Along with other healthy lifestyle choices, eating a variety of healthy foods (including fruit and veggies) can help prevent chronic diseases like heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Fact: It’s important to eat... Read More

Increase your good cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fat found in your blood. Your body needs it to build cell membranes, make certain hormones, and more. Cholesterol is transported in the blood by LDL and HDL. HDL transports cholesterol to the liver where it can be excreted. That’s why it’s commonly called the “good” cholesterol. By comparison, LDL (the “bad” cholesterol) contributes to the buildup... Read More