Robert Graham, MD, and Nancy Copperman, RD

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Take Pulse to Lower Cholesterol

A daily pulse can significantly reduce LDL (low-density lipoprotein or “bad” cholesterol) levels and lower the risk of heart disease, according to the Canadian Medical Association Journal. But don’t press two fingers to your wrist just yet. In this case, pulse means beans, peas, chickpeas and lentils—also called legumes. Consuming one serving a day of… Read more »