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Cholesterol High Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cholesterol High.

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

Is your cholesterol high?
Updated 7/7/2014 12:48:06 PM

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High Protein Vegetarian Dinners
Updated 6/23/2014 7:03:49 AM

I was hoping anyone who regularly cooks meat-free food could share their dinner recipes. I have found recipes posted on threads to be better suited to my needs than what I find on Google, pinterest and a range of cooking sites (though I have fo...  Read more

Can a high protein diet cause ammonia in the blood
Updated 6/26/2014 9:51:19 PM

Can a high protein diet cause ammonia in the blood? I have been exoeriencing painful pimples on my skin. It feels like something is burning like acid at the sites of my pimples....  Read more

Do you eat at lower of calorie range or higher?
Updated 7/3/2014 9:29:29 PM

I have been trying to eat at the lower but I am so hungry all the time, even though I have been eating a lot of fruits and veggies. I am only on day 3 so I still don't know if I have lost anything or not. But I think I am going to have to go up to th...  Read more

High protein low fat meals
Updated 6/8/2014 6:23:13 AM

I'm really having a hard time with high protein, low fat meals. To add to the difficulty I'm diabetic and need to stay within a 30-45 carb limit with my main meals and 15 carbs on my snacks, any suggestions/recipes I should look for?...  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