Diet and Fitness

Low Fat (but yummy) Barley Pancakes

These pancakes taste great and have no added fat. I eat them with homemade applesauce and pure maple syrup and never miss the melted butter I used to┬ápour on pancakes. Read more…

2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by arleighluckett - January 7, 2011 at 11:44 pm

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Lower Your LDL Cholesterol – Add Barley to Your Baking

Turn a health need into an opportunity. If you or someone in your family needs to reduce their LDL (bad cholesterol) and you enjoy cooking and/or baking, adding barley to your repetoire can make a real difference. Read more…

3 comments - What do you think?  Posted by arleighluckett - at 11:27 pm

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How To Raise Your Good Cholesterol (HDL) To Prevent Heart Disease

I raised my good cholesterol more than 10 points with some simple and pleasurable dietary changes. I changed my daily breakfast to one of oatmeal with frozen blueberries and nuts. And I started drinking a special kind of hot chocolate, several cups a day, the way other people drink coffee or tea throughout the day. I credit these high flavanoid foods with raising my HDL from a high-risk 34 to a much safer 46 in one year.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by jimluckett - January 3, 2011 at 7:51 am

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