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About Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for About Cholesterol.

What Causes High Cholesterol?

Elevated cholesterol levels aren't caused by a high-cholesterol diet alone. The fact is, a combination of factors affect your cholesterol levels. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to high cholesterol—those that you can&...  Read more

Fats That Fight Cholesterol

If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you...  Read more

What Is Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like substance. It is a building block of body cells and hormones, makes up 50 percent of your nervous system, and is necessary for metabolism. In moderate amounts, it is essential to good health. But the dangers of high ch...  Read more

The Keys to Conquering Cholesterol

Heart disease is a scary thing. In the face of dire risk factor statistics and horror stories about cholesterol, you can easily get rattled. You might feel overwhelmed by the whole cholesterol question, and feel like you face uninformed life and...  Read more

The 22 Healthiest Fast Foods

Your fridge is stocked with fresh produce, lean meats and low fat dairy products, there’s a whole grain baguette in the bread box, and your pantry has been purged of tempting junk foods. Eating healthy at home is a breeze. But when you&rsq...  Read more

Cholesterol, how to lower it?
Updated 11/20/2015 9:23:56 AM

40 4 My cholesterol is going wild and its very high now, and rising up, what to do to lower it with food?...  Read more

I have high blood pressure and high cholesterol. I
Updated 11/16/2015 9:46:45 PM

I have high blood pressure and high cholesterol. It's time to get serious about my life....  Read more

Hi all. I need to go on strict cholesterol free di
Updated 10/9/2015 4:44:00 PM

Hi all. I need to go on strict cholesterol free diet and lower thyroid level. Started watching labels and have a really hard time to find any foods I can have. Any ideas of the healthy foods but free of cholesterol? Any ideas how to put it down? Tia...  Read more

just found out my cholesterol went up. time to bac
Updated 8/25/2015 7:15:17 PM

just found out my cholesterol went up. time to back on track. #ondayatatime...  Read more

just got cholesterol test results back, and need t
Updated 8/18/2015 6:36:21 PM

just got cholesterol test results back, and need to make life changes...  Read more

Grapeseed Oil & Cholesterol

Consuming grapeseed oil is one way to lower so-called "bad cholesterol" (LDL cholesterol), while simultaneously increasing "good cholesterol" (HDL cholesterol), thereby getting your overall ratio of LDL cholesterol to HDL cholesterol into a healthier...  Read more

Under 50 calorie snacks

Orville Redenbacher Smart Pop Kettle Korn - 3 cups of popped popcorn: 45 calories, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodiumJelly Belly Sugar-Free Jelly Beans -20 beans: 46 cal, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 mg sodium8 Strawberries -46 cal, 0 g fat, 0 m...  Read more

Cholesterol Support

A support group for those who wish to lower their cholesterol levels and maintain healthy numbers. ...  Read more

You Asked: ''Should I Be Concerned about Going Over My Daily Cholesterol Limit?''

Is one day of high-cholesterol eating going to hurt your health? Great question! Dietary cholesterol usually gets a bad rap, but did you know that your body actually needs cholesterol? That's because cholesterol is a building block of body c...  Read more

Eggs: Now More Incredible Than Ever

A certain amount of cholesterol is necessary by the body for proper physiological and structural function. Too much of it can have negative health consequences. Since cholesterol levels are influenced by your genetic makeup, your diet and certain lif...  Read more

Top 10 Foods To Lower Cholesterol - #3 - About Olive Oil & Cholesterol

1010681409&memberid=12711031 If you have unhealthy cholesterol levels (or want to prevent them), one of the first things you should examine is your di...  Read more

Good Cholesterol or Bad Cholesterol?

I don't know why, but I always have such a time remembering which is the good cholesterol and which is the bad cholesterol. I found this cartoon, and I think from now on I will never forget which is which. Yesterday and today were good da...  Read more