iHeart Fitness

How to Lower LDL Cholesterol and Prevent Atherosclerosis As Part of Your Fitness Journey

https://youtu.be/HWCaoSd3LiI Why We Need Cholesterol   Our bodies need cholesterol to create cells and perform other functions. So, our body produces 75 to 80% of the cholesterol we need, and the other 20 to 25% comes from the foods we eat[1].   The main components of a cholesterol test are: HDL (good cholesterol), LDL (bad cholesterol) …

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3 Steps to Heart Healthy Meals Using Healthy Foods from the DASH Diet

https://youtu.be/d0753ZplI1w What do you think of when you hear the term ‘heart healthy eating’? For some it conjures up images of small portions of bland, tasteless foods. Actually, that description couldn’t be further from the truth. What Foods Are Considered Heart Healthy Foods?   Heart healthy eating stresses fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry (chicken, turkey, …

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