Wine Time! Red or White? Does it matter? Discover the health benefits of wine on Cholesterol and Heart Health from Dr. Murphy & Cholestero-Low

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Moderation is Key!  Wine in moderation is thought to be among the many reasons, the Mediterranean Diet is so beneficial. People in the Mediterranean have always  had plenty of healthy fats, fruit & veg etc in their diet. Meals, in particular dinner, is a social occasion. Everyone cooks, helps, chats and has a glass of […]

Can I Eat Cheese Please? Dr. Murphy discovers the benefits of Buffalo Dairy as she talks Irelands First Buffalo herd owner

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Fat & Cholesterol Buffalo Mozzarella is lower in fat, saturated fat and lower in cholesterol than for e.g cheddar cheese. The same applies to feta and ricotta.   Vitamins Buffalo Mozzarella contains higher amounts of Vitamin A, Vitamin E & Vitamin C which are antioxidants. It also contains more calcium than regular dairy cows milk.    […]

Discover Cholestero-Low & Dr. Murphy’s Top 5 everyday foods to lower cholesterol & improve heart health today!

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Foods lower cholesterol in various ways. Soluble fibre for e.g, binds cholesterol and its precursors in the digestive system and drags them out of the body before they get into circulation. Other foods give you polyunsaturated fats, which directly lower bad cholesterol or LDL. And some contain plant sterols and stanols, which block the body […]

OKRA – Amazing health benefits from this simple plant!

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OKRA Okra (Hibiscus Esculentus), is a green vegetable (also known as ladies fingers) It comes from the okra plant, where the immature seed pods form the vegetable. You might have noticed them in your local ethnic restaurant.  Okra’s benefits comes from its significant anti-oxidant properties, and its nutrient rich profile. Okra is a viscous fibre, […]

Achieve Your Heart Health Goals & Longevity With These Heart Hacks!

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10,000 Steps a day . For heart healthy goals for longevity, no matter what weight or age you are, exercise improves heart health, weight, cholesterol and blood pressure. If you are already doing that, well done and you could consider adding on some more! High Interval Intensity Training– Anything from 30 seconds to 30 mins. […]