Peanut Butter: Is It a Pro or Con When It Comes to Cholesterol?

Peanut Butter: Is It a Pro or Con When It Comes to Cholesterol?
September 8, 2017

Loading… Keeping your cholesterol under control can be tough, especially when you’re not sure which foods are good for your heart and which should be off-limits. Fortunately for everyone who loves peanut butter, almond butter, and other nut butters, these creamy treats are fairly healthy. And as long as they don’t contain hydrogenated fat, nut butters — including peanut butter — won’t cause problems for your cholesterol levels. PEANUT BUTTER…

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Can Drinking Alcohol Affect Your Cholesterol Levels?

Can Drinking Alcohol Affect Your Cholesterol Levels?
September 8, 2017

Loading… Can a few drinks after work affect your cholesterol? Although alcohol is filtered through your liver, the same place where cholesterol is made, its effect on your heart health really depends on how often and how much you drink. Cholesterol and alcohol Cholesterol is a waxy substance that’s produced by your body, but you also get it from food. One type of cholesterol, called low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, or…

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