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Cholesterol And Diet Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cholesterol And Diet.

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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 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

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

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

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

New here! Not really on any specific diet at the m
Updated 9/19/2016 2:00:11 PM

New here! Not really on any specific diet at the moment, just counting calories and exercising. Hoping to tone and lose 6 lbs or so. SparkPeople has made me so much more aware of what I'm putting into my body! #firstpost...  Read more

I was gonna grab a diet soda before class but ended up going for coffee with skim milk instead...
Updated 9/19/2016 1:39:41 PM

I was gonna grab a diet soda before class but ended up going for coffee with skim milk instead......  Read more

Going to give the fat diet a try, the healthy fats of course. (Avocado, Bacon,Nuts,ect.) Low carb
Updated 9/19/2016 3:03:49 PM

Going to give the fat diet a try, the healthy fats of course. (Avocado, Bacon,Nuts,ect.) Low carb and zero sweets. #first post...  Read more

*Diet ? Of The Day* Hello my SparkPeople family I
Updated 9/19/2016 1:56:25 PM

*Diet ? Of The Day* Hello my SparkPeople family I love Fig newtons & the Sugar Wafers that come in all the different colors. My ? is are the bad for you when you're really want to lose weight? (All comments are appreciated) God Bless....  Read more

Has anyone ever tried the Dr Atkins diet? If so how did you do regarding weight loss? I tried it for
Updated 9/19/2016 1:09:04 AM

Has anyone ever tried the Dr Atkins diet? If so how did you do regarding weight loss? I tried it for one day but missed my carbs & fruits. 😏...  Read more

Heart Goodies For All

For years, health officials and dietitians have been encouraging us to cut back on animal fats, such as butter, and replace them with vegetable oils rich in linoleic acid, such as soybean, canola and corn oils. Those oils contain polyunsaturated fatt...  Read more

Unscrambling Eggs Health Food...or Bad Yolk?

"Love to eat eggs? U.S. panel now says they're not a health risk," reported Reuters in February."Cholesterol in the diet: The long slide from public menace to no 'appreciable' effect," ran the headline in the Washington Post.Both articles were refe...  Read more

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  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

A Minute With: Triathlete, Firefighter and "Engine 2" Author Rip Esselstyn

World-class professional triathlete turned firefighter Rip Esselstyn knows how to eat right and stay in shape. The son, grandson, and great-grandson of renowned physicians, he had been eating a plant-based diet for years. So when he discovered that o...  Read more

Trying to Lower My Cholesterol through Diet (& exercise)

244I'm happy to report that I lost a pound but more importantly 1% body fat, which hasn't budged on my scale for quite awhile! 104 I recently saw a program on KPBS called "Coping with Diabetes" by Dr. Neal Barnard, who also addresses other issues su...  Read more

LOWERING MY HIGH BAD CHOLESTEROL BY DIET...

CHOLESTEROL - OH BOY HERE WE GO AGAIN, YUP, I DECIDED TO RESEARCH THIS. NOW FINDING THENATURAL WAY AROUND THIS ONE WAS FAIRLY SIMPLE AS DR CROSBY HAS SHOWN ME HOW. THE NIASPAN WILL HELP JUMP START THIS BUT I ALSO HAVE TO LEARN TO CONTROL IT WITH DIET...  Read more