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The Incredible Health Benefits of Chia Seeds
By Rachel Despres Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

The Incredible Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

If you haven’t heard of chia seeds before, they come from the Salvia Hispanica plant, which is part of the mint family, and are native to Mexico and Guatemala. They are said to have been an important food to the Aztecs and Mayans. And due to their incredible health benefits, it’s no surprise as to why! Here are 12 reasons to add more chia seeds to your diet.

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Healthy Fat: Why You Should Eat Avocados
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Healthy Fat: Why You Should Eat Avocados

What’s the #1 item on ActiveBeat’s shopping list?  Avocados, of course! And our pal, Tyler, is ushering us all-aboard the avocado train for a nutrition-fuelled ride—which features a rich dose of vitamin K, vitamin B, vitamin C, and vitamin E, and plenty of healthy fats, or monounsaturated fats, which have been linked to lower blood […]

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10 Foods to Help Lower Cholesterol
By Emily Lockhart Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

10 Foods to Help Lower Cholesterol

When bad cholesterol gets too high, it starts to build up in the arteries, creating the plaques that cause heart disease. That’s why it’s vital to be active every day and eat a healthy diet that’s low in LDL cholesterol—to encourage weight loss and keep our cholesterol levels within a healthy range. A diet rich in the following 10 heart-healthy foods can actually help lower bad cholesterol.

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