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9 healthful substitutes for butter

Butter is a dairy product that people can make from churned milk or cream. However, for people who cannot or choose not to consume butter, there are many alternatives.The process of churning milk or cream separates the milk fat from the…

Does ‘bad’ cholesterol deserve its bad name?

"Misleading statistics, exclusion of unsuccessful trials, and ignoring numerous contradictory observations" are at the root of a half-century-long assumption that may be entirely wrong, says new research. Heart health may not have much to…

What are some low-carb bread alternatives?

Bread has been a staple food for humans for thousands of years and is a key component of many people's diets. Modern bread usually contains refined wheat, which is relatively high in carbohydrates (carbs). Reducing the number of carbs in…

‘Good’ cholesterol: How much is too much?

New research challenges the popular belief that high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also known as the "good" kind, is beneficial to one's health, regardless of its levels. If your tests reveal very high levels of the 'good' kind of…

What is a lipoma?

A lipoma is a lump under the skin that occurs due to an overgrowth of fat cells. Doctors consider lipomas to be benign tumors, which means that they are non-cancerous growths.However, people may wish to remove a lipoma that causes pain,…

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