Recipe of the Week

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Jicama and Orange Salad Preparation: 10 min. Cooking: 0 min. Total: 10 min.
Calories: 280 Cal Fat: 17 g
Carbs: 31 gProtein: 4.5 g
Fiber: 8.1 gSugar: 13 g
Cholesterol: 0.7 mgSodium: 230 mg

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Lipids

Nutrients improve lipid profiles and other metabolic factors

Sea buckthorn reduced cholesterol -

Doctors combined results from 11 studies covering 900 people who took sea buckthorn berries or extract. Some participants were healthy, some had fatty liver disease, and others had high lipid levels. Overall, sea buckthorn reduced total cholesterol by an average of 24.3 mg per deciliter of blood (mg/dL); triglycerides by 40.7 mg/dL, and LDL cholesterol by 23.9 mg/dL. Those taking sea buckthorn who had higher chances of developing heart or circulatory diseases saw HDL, the “good” cholesterol, increase by...