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The Cholesterol and Alzheimer’s Connection

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Alzheimer’s affects nearly five million people each year, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. In the past month, researchers have covered several new findings about how the body responds and may even prevent the disease from happening. Just this week, a study published in the JAMA Neurology found a connection between high LDL and low HDL cholesterol levels and the presence of Alzheimer’s or dementia. About a fourth of our cholesterol levels reside in our brains, however it’s still not clear why the connection exists. “Among the subjects, with an average age of 78, having high levels of LDL-C “bad” cholesterol […]

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Coconut Oil is 100 Days of Real Food Approved

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It’s no secret we’re coconuts for coconut oil. Not only is it a delicious substitute for butter when you’re cooking and baking, it’s also a healthy fat for a balanced diet. Because it’s a real – meaning no processed or hydrogenation here – food, 100 Days of Real Food blogger, Lisa Leake, is using coconut oil in her own kitchen! And if the master of eating real, wholesome ingredients puts her stamp on extra virgin coconut oil, you know it’s the right choice for your own family. We picked out a few of our favorite coconut oil recipes from her […]

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What’s the Difference in Coconut Products?

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I explain the differences between coconut flour, coconut water, coconut milk, and coconut oil.

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