Lowering High Cholesterol – Taking a Baseline

Determining how to lower your high cholesterol reading requires first taking a baseline measurements of your weight, waist size, diet, and activity that are potentially relevant to your cholesterol. What is a baseline? A baseline is simply a measure of current state.  You’ll take measurements and compare them to the ideal when figuring out how to go about lowering your[…]

Getting Started with Flexitarian Cooking

I just got started with week 1 of the flexitarian meal plan, and am cooking up some pretty tasty vegetarian dishes from the Flexitarian Diet Book. The idea behind Flexitarianism is to reduce, but not necessarily eliminate, the amount of meat in one’s diet. Meat-based diets have been linked to heart disease, cancer, and weight gain.[…]