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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

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

I've always been on a diet! I'm at my highest righ
Updated 7/30/2015 7:42:55 AM

I've always been on a diet! I'm at my highest right now and want to release 100 lbs. I've gained 80 over the past 10 years. Just feeling like no one I know really gets the stuggle I go through. Looking for a buddy to help me out!...  Read more

need low carb help! I started a low carb diet a w
Updated 7/29/2015 5:00:38 PM

need low carb help! I started a low carb diet a week ago and am having some early success which is great. But I need food that doesn't require a lot of time and effort. I hate to cook and I'm already getting sick of eggs salad and hamburger patties....  Read more

Omg I fell off this diet wagon once again. No chea
Updated 7/29/2015 10:38:25 AM

Omg I fell off this diet wagon once again. No cheat days for me I was doing so good....here goes week 1 again...  Read more

Day two of a very restrictive diet 800 cal. I know
Updated 7/29/2015 1:09:31 PM

Day two of a very restrictive diet 800 cal. I know low. I sit all day work at home RN casemanager with RA. Fruit Veggies and very lean meats 3 oz at dinner. tuna lunch. I have gained 30lbs in 1 year but need to loose 70 lbs. The skinny girl wants out...  Read more

Help! I fell off the wagon with my diet
Updated 7/31/2015 8:22:15 PM

Aboout 2 years ago, I lost approx 50 pounds, with the help of SparkPeople. I was really pleased and finally thought I'd cracked my weight issue. But somehow things have slipped again. I've now put at least 21 pounds back on- possibly more- but I almo...  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

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