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Chilli Pepper Can Help You Live Longer

Chilli Pepper Can Help You Live Longer

If you like your peppers off-the-scale hot, here’s some good news. New research (to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2020, which will be held virtually this week) suggests that all that heat makes you less likely to die from heart disease or cancer and more likely to live longer than your mild-pepper-loving counterparts. […]

What Are Trans Fat?

What Are Trans Fat?

We’ve all heard the term “trans fat,” but what does it really mean? Chances are, if you’ve ever eaten a packaged food, you’ve consumed trans fat. That’s because trans fats are an inexpensive and easy way for manufacturers to make their foods last longer on store shelves and in your kitchen pantry. In this video, […]

The Best and Worst Milk For Your Cholesterol Level

The Best and Worst Milk For Your Cholesterol Level

The milk aisle is changing, now offering a growing number of options for what to pour on your cereal or drink down as a late-night snack. But what do the newer types of milk mean for your heart health if you have high cholesterol? Old-fashioned cow’s milk, for example, is loaded with calcium and vitamins […]