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Beta Sterols Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Beta Sterols.

Plant Sterols and Stanols: What You Need to Know

Heart health is on a lot of people's minds these days, especially as more and more people are developing high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type II diabetes. You may think that you're on your way to figuring it all out, too. Eating a h...  Read more

Supplements for a Healthy Heart

So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su...  Read more

The Quest for Functional Foods

All kinds of foods provide nutrients that your body needs. But some foods, known as "functional foods," do more for you body than just provide nutrients. They may also play a role in the prevention and treatment of certain chronic diseases....  Read more

Cut Your Arthritis Risk with Fruits & Veggies

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes...  Read more

Exercising with High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight...  Read more

Hey all you beta-sparkers: new strategy: I realize
Updated 11/18/2015 6:49:29 PM

Hey all you beta-sparkers: new strategy: I realized I tend to snack when I get home even though I've already had my afternoon snack. Change my pattern: afternoon tea! Anyone else struggling with extra snacking?...  Read more

Beta Blockers and other issues
Updated 8/10/2015 11:51:50 PM

Been pretty much gone since January in hospitals and physical rehab. Cardiologist put me on a beta blocker which causes rapid weight gain according to the information I was given. I had lost 240 pounds and was in maintenance but now I have gained a...  Read more

Heck yeah Beta! Add me and pm me and we can figure

Heck yeah Beta! Add me and pm me and we can figure out each others schedules!!...  Read more

I take a Beta Blocker for Tachycardia. An article
Updated 1/27/2015 5:48:34 AM

I take a Beta Blocker for Tachycardia. An article said "intense cardio w/BB's" may not allow me to run or jog to reach my max heart rate which is 148. I reach this on a treadmill 2% incline at 3MPH. Will I still lose moving at the pace of a turtle?...  Read more

Cardio and Beta Blocker medication
Updated 1/24/2015 11:14:05 PM

Cardio and Beta Blocker medication...  Read more

If you are taking a Beta Blocker...know this

To lose weight while taking beta blockers you need to speed up your metabolism. Start eating five small meals a day. Beta Blockers restrict exercise and stamina. Talk to your doctor about moderate exercise and never go overboard. I need extra vit...  Read more

Banana, Mango and Pineapple Power Smoothie!

For 2 servings, you'll need : Flesh of mango, chopped. 1/2 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped. 1 small banana or half a large banana, chopped. 8 ice cubes. Half freshly squeezed lime juice (optional, depending on taste) and 150ml skimmed milk...  Read more

Finer Women of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

We, the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc, are united in our pursuit of wellness and healthier lives....  Read more

Foods That Might Help Your Eyesight

It’s a well-known fact that carrots are good for your eyesight, but did you know there are several nutrients that can keep your eyes healthy throughout your life? A healthy diet may help reduce the risk of vision issues like cataracts, glaucoma...  Read more

You Asked: What's better, Margarine or Butter? member Eboston421 recently asked about margarine versus butter and which is better nutritionally. The discussions of margarine versus butter began in the 1990s, when research related to trans fatty acids in margarines was coming out....  Read more