A writer & marketing professional, I blog at www.golowcholesterol.com about avoiding cholesterol meds by (trying to be better at) low-fat cooking & exercise.  I am also the category expert writer for cholesterol at Answers.com: http://cholesterol.answers.com/. 

Moist Dry-Poached Chicken Breasts

Two weeks ago, things reached a new level of low when my good friend, cartoonist Chris Juneau, asked, “Do you EVER cook anymore or do you eat out every night?” ...more

Why You Should Ask For Advanced Lipid Testing

Controversies in Cardiovascular Medicine is the intriguing title of a 2009 article in the American Heart Association’s Circulation publication. Stop laughing – cholesterol research can be...more

ApoB and Cardiovascular Risk

In Cholesterol Tests Your Doctor Hasn’t Told You About, I briefly describe a cholesterol blood test for Apolipoprotein B (ApoB). ...more

Slow Cooker Part Deux…A Failure and A Find

A prevalent...more

A Thai Lo-Co Crock-Pot Winner

Before today’s blizzard that thankfully didn’t hit where we live in CT (strange to be thankful for 6″ of snow and counting), the weather last Saturday was atrocious. I had decided to try a new crock-pot recipe so we would...more

New Year’s Exercise Resolutions and Heart Health

If you’re like most Americans, getting more exercise...more

Cholesterol Results 2014

So I finally bucked up and got my cholesterol tested in November and the results were surprising. ...more

Vote For A Healthier, Tastier Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Dish

In last week’s New York Times, Kim Severson wrote about a recipe originally created...more

New Chart Helps Identify Heart Disease Risk

The National Lipid Association...more

Why High Cholesterol Increases Heart Disease Risk

In my role as cholesterol “Category Expert” for www.answers.com, I recently answered a question sent in by an Answers reader that I was surprised to find...more