Oatmeal: How Much You Need to Lower Cholesterol

Oatmeal is a good breakfast whether you make it simple or dress it up with lots of fruit and nut toppings. But here’s the other beautiful thing about oatmeal. If you eat one and one-half cups of it each day, you can lower your cholesterol by 5 to 8 percent. It contains soluble and insoluble … Read More

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Men and the Breast Cancer Myth

People don’t expect men to get breast cancer, but about 2,100 men are diagnosed with it each year, with onset about five to ten years later than women. Some reports even suggest that over the last 25 years, the frequency of new male breast cancers has gone up by about 26 percent. With these male … Read More

Why Women Need to Mind Their Bones

The percentage of Americans with osteoporosis who are women is a whopping 80 percent — totaling more than 35 million people. What’s the message for women? Mind your bones! While bone density – the amount of tissue contained in bone – diminishes as we age, exercise is one way to help offset the effects. Exercise tips … Read More