Recipe of the Week:

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Amelia's Italian Pork Pita Pockets Preparation: 5 min. Cooking: 10 min. Total: 15 min.
Calories: 590 CalFat: 21 g
Carbs: 50 gProtein: 49 g
Fiber: 3.3 gSugar: 11 g
Cholesterol: 97 mgSodium: 680 mg

This Week's Featured Article:

Protecting the Heart

Nutrients lowered bad and raised good cholesterol levels

Probiotics reduced LDL

Many people are aware that high levels of LDL, the “bad” cholesterol, raise chances for heart problems, but far fewer know that a healthy gut—the stomach and intestines—also plays an important role in maintaining heart health. Doctors in this study reviewed 26 clinical trials and two large analyses on the effects of probiotics on LDL. Of all probiotic strains, L. reuteri lowered LDL and total cholesterol most, and reduced signs of...