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Cholesterol High Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cholesterol High.

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The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

Adventures in Weight Loss: Coach Dean's Story

If you had told me six years ago that I’d be working for SparkPeople today as a fitness and weight loss coach, I’d have told you to see a psychiatrist and get some medication to help control those delusions of yours. At that point, m...  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

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

Hi I am 39 and at my highest weight ever. I am sta
Updated 9/17/2014 4:23:00 PM

Hi I am 39 and at my highest weight ever. I am starting a wild rose d-tox tomorrow and then two a day shakes from garden of life along with healthy meal choices. I love my chocolate but I want to feel better with chronic pain I need...  Read more

High protein breakfasts?
Updated 9/15/2014 8:10:31 PM

I'm sure this idea has been done to death, but what are some of your go to, quick, breakfasts? I'm looking for ones with macros at around 300 calories and 30g protein. Eggs with ham and peppers and also cottage cheese/Greek Yogurt is starting to get...  Read more

heavy Lifting, High protein diet But Stubborn Fat
Updated 9/17/2014 9:32:02 PM

i am not asking for spot reduction, but i lift heavy, my deadlift is 90lbs, and squats is 80lbs, i run 3 days a week, and follow strength program 3 days a week I target 80-100 grams proteins a day i eat my veggies and complex carbs but darn...  Read more

Sparkpeople's calorie estimates seem high
Updated 9/8/2014 4:08:21 PM

I went to "edit goals," entered my current weight and added a goal to lose 5-6 pounds in about 2 1/2 months (11 weeks). The calorie range it spit out is 1610-1960. Does that seem high to anyone else? That sounds like a maintenance/gaining range, not...  Read more

What is your favorite low calorie/high protein sna
Updated 9/8/2014 7:58:53 PM

What is your favorite low calorie/high protein snack?...  Read more

Lower Your Cholesterol

Flaxseed lowers cholesterol, high in fiber and helps keep you regular. It can help your heart and provides protection from cancer and heart disease. It might be even better than brocolli!...  Read more

Lower Your Cholesterol

Flaxseed lowers cholesterol, high in fiber and helps keep you regular. It can help your heart and provides protection from cancer and heart disease. It might be even better than brocolli!...  Read more

Cholesterol Support

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

Does Fitness Matter More than Weight?

Which is better:  being fat and fit, or thin and unfit?  The first reaction might assume that carrying excess body fat is more harmful to your health, even if you exercise regularly.  But is that true?  Opinions will differ depend...  Read more

Exercise Tips for Shoveling Snow

With much of the country experiencing an unseasonable amount of snow this winter many of us are finding ourselves digging out the snow shovel to clear our paths. But we must be mindful that while snow shoveling can give one quite a workout,it does co...  Read more

High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure

My nutritionist diagnosed me with high cholesterol and blood pressure last week. I can't say I'm surprised, but it's still hard to comprehend. I've pretty much eliminated all fast food. There's a strong history of heart disease in my family, though....  Read more