High triglycerides have been linked to atherosclerosis and heart disease. In fact, the American Heart Association has set triglyceride guidelines and maintain they should be below 150 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). If you don’t know your triglyceride levels, ask your health care professional for a lipid profile to determine them. IfRead More →

Pomegranates are chocked full of antioxidants and phytochemical compounds, which keep LDLs “bad” cholesterol down, lower blood pressure, prevent blood platelets from clustering and clumping together, and reduce atherosclerosis plaque deposits. In fact, in a 2004 study of heart patients with severe carotid artery blockages, one ounce of pomegranate juiceRead More →