Tip: Foods High in Monounsaturated Fat

Are Monounsaturated Fats HealthyMonounsaturated fats are healthy fats.  They raise your HDL “good” cholesterol and lower your LDL “bad” cholesterol.

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Sources of monounsaturated fats are almonds, avocados, canola oil, cashews, macadamia nuts, olive oil, peanut oil, peanuts, pecans, pistachios and sesame oil.

To your wellness,

Lynn

Tip: Why are Green Leafy Vegetables Good for You?

Benefits of Dark Leafy GreensDark green leafy greens have been associated with lowering people’s risk of diabetes, stroke, colon cancer, cataracts, bone loss and memory loss.  They are packed with nutrients and contain large amounts of beta-carotene, folic acid, calcium and fiber.

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Tip: Cruciferous Vegetables and Cancer Prevention

Cruciferous vegetables contain phytonutrients which help cleanse the body of cancer causing substances.

Cruciferous Vegetables and CancerCruciferous vegetables contain phytonutrients which help cleanse the body of cancer causing substances.  They are also a good source of beta carotene, vitamins C and E, folate, and calcium.

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