4 foods that raise your cholesterol (1/4)

What you eat affects cholesterol and other fats in the blood. Avoid these foods to keep your cholesterol in check

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Cookies, cakes, other baked goods and chocolate

Sweets and especially chocolate made ??with saturated or partially hydrogenated oils raise cholesterol. They all contain trans fatty acids. Opt for fresh fruits and dried fruits instead.

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Ow! My butt hurts

Between battling chronic hip flexor and IT band issues and wanting to finish the half-marathon with an awesome time, I decided I need some help from an expert. So a friend of mine hooked me up with her personal trainer to get a consultation and some training tips.I went to see him Friday afternoon and […]

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Debate: Does having a fast food chain sponsor the Olympics send the wrong message?

Fast food chain McDonalds will have five locations at London’s Olympic Park, including its largest location in the world’which will seat 1500 customers.The chain is providing the funding required to stage the games (and has since 1976. Cadbury and CocaCola are sponsors too.The Academy of Royal Medical Colleges thinks this sends the wrong message. "It’s […]