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How to manage your cholesterol

Due to poor diet and inactivity, the number of people with high cholesterol is spiraling out of control.  High cholesterol levels in the blood stream can quickly lead to cardiovascular disease which is the number one cause of death in the United States.  The real shocker is that you can easily manage your cholesterol simply [...]

Obesity

Our body needs a certain amount of body fat for storing energy, heat insulation, shock absorption, and other functions. Obesity is defined by an excess amount body fat. The normal amount of body fat is between 25%-30% in women and 18%-23% in men when it exceeds this limit, it is considered obese. Body mass index [...]

Stroke

Stroke is caused when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted. When the blood supply is interrupted, the brain cannot receive the oxygen it needs. Brain cells in the immediate area die and the brain can be permanently damaged. Brain cells will perish within the hour of blood interruption. But the cells surrounding [...]