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Cholesterol In Foods 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

Translating Those Trans Fats

What do bread, crackers, cereal, macaroni & cheese, frozen pizza, donuts, and cookies have in common? Besides being at the top of the list of many people’s favorite foods, they are all possible sources of trans fats. Trans fats are oils tha...  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

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

Bonfire Healthy Food Ideas
Updated 10/20/2014 2:54:56 PM

We are having a family gathering and having a bonfire. Any food recommendations other than the unhealthy hotdogs and smores? Thank you for your time!...  Read more

What is meant by search terms on food entry page
Updated 10/20/2014 2:59:32 PM

What is meant by search terms on food entry page...  Read more

I stopped tracking food for a while thinking I cou
Updated 10/20/2014 9:09:33 AM

I stopped tracking food for a while thinking I could keep up on my own. Boy was I wrong! I don't know if it was pride or lack of accountability, but now I know I need to track in order to stay on track!...  Read more

Food is fuel. Food is not comfort, food is not my
Updated 10/19/2014 9:42:35 PM

Food is fuel. Food is not comfort, food is not my friend, food does not relieve stress. Food is fuel. I try to remind myself over and over....  Read more

After a terrible food day yesterday I am back on t
Updated 10/19/2014 6:48:04 PM

After a terrible food day yesterday I am back on track today!! Weigh in tomorrow and I won't be upset of I'm up...I realize it was totally my fault! No reason to let it get me down!...  Read more

Holding myself accountable

Using the nutrition tracker is very important to me. I even have the app on my phone. The part of this activity that has helped the most is I don't mindlessly eat anymore. Food is now fuel for my body. I pay close attention to what foods I eat and wh...  Read more

Protect Your Heart & Arteries

Too Much fat clogs your arteries. Eat these foods Dark, rich 86% COCOA contains phenols, the same heart-protecting substance found in red wine AND DOES NOT AFFECT CHOLESTEROL. Lycopene, IS A compound that gives tomatoes their color, acts like an a...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  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

The Real Reasons for the Obesity Epidemic

From our partners at Woman's DayBy Sara Reistad-Long Take a look around and it’s quickly obvious that too many of us weigh too much. Being obese may mean getting turned away from an amusement park ride or buying an extra seat on a plane, bu...  Read more

cholesterol fighting foods

I got this from a message board. op 10 Cholesterol-Fighting Foods The best news about reaching healthy cholesterol levels? It's a delicious journey! By Paula Rasich , Paula Rasich is a reporter for Prevention. Snack on nuts. Drizzle...  Read more