By Jack Challem
By now you know that people with diabetes have a higher than average risk of developing coronary heart disease, so it's especially important to maintain normal levels of cholesterol, the umbrella term for different types of fat found in your blood.But drugs aren't the only option for keeping cholesterol and triglyceride levels in check. Some foods and supplements work almost as well as meds -- and without any risk of side effects.
Habanero and Honey Pork Chops Spicy Chicken Tacos Wild Mushroom Gravy Turkey Joes on Kaiser Rolls Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Tropical Fruit Salsa Chai Masala Summertime Fruit Medley Cranberry Filled Wontons 5-minute Guacamole Citrus Custard
When last we left this saga, my doctor had me staying out from work for an additional week, but with the head swelling down, I was bound to be back on the bicycle as soon as possible (you know what they say about getting back on the horse that threw you...). I had planned to take my sister on a short (under a mile) ride — both for the company and to get us both on the bicycle. She turned chicken and I ended up going the "flat" route to the greengrocer — a little...