Cholesterol: friend or foe?

Cholesterol: friend or foe?

Cholesterol plays a variety of essential roles in the body, yet receives a very bad press for contributing to heart disease, while cholesterol-lowering statin medications continue to be heavily prescribed worldwide.  Our body produces much more cholesterol than we consume

Give a shout-out to sprouts!

Give a shout-out to sprouts!

In terms of packing a nutritional punch, there are few foods which score as highly as sprouted seeds and pulses, like sprouted broccoli, alfalfa, radish, mung beans, chickpeas and lentils.  The process of germination, or sprouting, is demonstrated to increase