A daily dose of apple juice may help keep cholesterol under control.

Reuters: 11-14-04

 

Researchers have determined that apple juice may help control LDL (bad) cholesterol oxidation by up to 34%. Cholesterol oxidation is what causes cholesterol to break down into its artery clogging form.

 

Bolster your immune system - with a belly laugh.

 

Numerous studies have shown that a good laugh has many positive physiological effects, such as lowering blood pressure and releasing mood-boosting endorphins.  Laughter also is thought to improve circulation, stimulate the nervous system, strengthen the heart, and enhance the immune system.