Plant-Sterols

Benefits of Plant Sterols and Stanols

Plant sterols and stanols (also called phytosterols) are natural fatty substances found in all plants. Similar in structure to cholesterol, plant sterols and stanols (saturated sterols) have unique health benefits—and none of cholesterol’s negative effects. Here are a few ways plant…

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Natural Remedies for High Cholesterol

Over the years, several studies have shown cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can lead to diabetes. The biggest was the famous JUPITER study, which showed a strong link between statins and diabetes. But Astra-Zeneca, the manufacturer of the statin drug Crestor, decided to pay for a reanalysis of the…

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Treating Asthma and Allergies Naturally

Spring is in full swing and, for many people, so is allergy season. And for those who have asthma, this time of year can be particularly challenging. That’s why I want to tell you about treating asthma and allergies, while also supporting your entire respiratory system. Natural Methods for…

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3 Healing Herbs

Medicinal herbs are powerful therapeutic tools. They have been used for centuries—millennia in some cases—and have a firm record of efficacy and safety, provided they are used appropriately. Here are three healing herbs that I recommend you consider adding to your arsenal due to their…

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