Year: 2011

Health Tip: PROCESSED FOODS

Trans fatty acids found in margarine, processed baked goods, fried foods and saturated fats found in meat and full fat dairy products have been shown to make brain cells hard and rigid.  These fats also interfere with your brain’s ability to process information quickly.

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Health Tip: CORTISOL

Cortisol is a hormone released when you experience stress.  Elevated cortisol levels are directly related to accelerated signs of aging, skin disorders, memory loss, body fluid retention and high blood pressure

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Health Tip: ALMONDS

A study in the Journal of Nutrition found that people who replaced half the fat in their diets with almonds and almond oil reduced total cholesterol by 4% and LDL cholesterol by 6% and triglycerides by 14%.

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