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Cholesterol And Diet Resources

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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

Day 3 of diet and doing great! Staying away from m
Updated 7/26/2016 11:20:50 PM

Day 3 of diet and doing great! Staying away from my bad food triggers. Skipped going to the movies so I wasn't tempted to get popcorn. Got a healthy chicken grilled wrap while out to eat instead of my usual high calorie foods. Pretty proud of myself!...  Read more

#weight buddy! I need a motivational partner who can diet with me so I don't feel alone 😯😯 we
Updated 7/25/2016 10:02:54 PM

#weight buddy! I need a motivational partner who can diet with me so I don't feel alone 😯😯 we can reach goals together and help eachother out!!😁...  Read more

I need to go on a diet starting tomorrow! I reall
Updated 7/25/2016 10:05:29 PM

I need to go on a diet starting tomorrow! I really would love to lose 10 pounds! Any suggestions? I would really appreciate it if someone gave me a specific diet. (Like, one meal a day that includes carrots, broccoli, etc w/ one snack ) please help...  Read more

What diets or changes have you made eating wise th
Updated 7/25/2016 4:35:31 PM

What diets or changes have you made eating wise that are helping you lose weight? I feel like I keep losing motivation. It's been very difficult and I have a lot of weight to lose....  Read more

Loving a high carb, low fat and plant based diet!
Updated 7/25/2016 1:38:24 PM

Loving a high carb, low fat and plant based diet! I been eating in such abundance the past few days, and who doesn't love carbs?...  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

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

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