Healthy and Fit Over 40


Top 4 Cholesterol Lowering Foods

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Want to keep your heart healthy during your 40s and beyond? Keep an eye on your cholesterol levels. High blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease. Being a woman older than 55 increases your chances of developing the disease. The reason being that as your estrogen levels drop during menopause, your LDL (“bad” cholesterol)...

Your Nutrition Over 40

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As you get older proper nutrition becomes more important and you need to approach each decade with the proper fuel to live a healthy and fit life. Important Nutrients in Your 40s Fiber: Consuming fiber, particularly water-soluble fiber has been linked to a reduced risk of coronary heart disease. Some types of soluble fiber may help lower...