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Eating oat beta-glucan regularly helps maintain normal blood cholesterol

Posted June 7, 2012

In view of the increasing prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), identifying functional foods that reduce CVD risk factors (including high blood cholesterol) is an important area of research. A body of evidence has accumulated, strengthening the association between oat beta-glucan consumption and a decrease in blood cholesterol, according to a review by researchers from the University of Manitoba, Canada.

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The Story of Chyawanprash

Posted April 30, 2012

Chyawanprash is the most famous and widely utilized of all Ayurvedic jellies: for young and old, male and female, and for the weary looking for energy supplement. It is a good tonic for all three doshasvata, pitta and kapha, aka the three types of Ayurvedic mind and body typesbut is considered a rasayana rejuvenative for pitta debility, containing a high content of the pitta-rejuvenative herb amalaki.

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