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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

Eat for health, not for taste. But healthy food c
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Eat for health, not for taste. But healthy food can taste good too! It's more important to nourish your body than satisfy your taste buds....  Read more

calculating certain foods, like pasta dishes, soup
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calculating certain foods, like pasta dishes, do you do it? guess? we make big pans of pasta at once to stretch the week, seems time consuming to measure cup after cup to know how many servings....  Read more

What are your favorite low calorie fall foods?
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What are your favorite low calorie fall foods?...  Read more

depressed today just want junk food
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depressed today just want junk food...  Read more

Hi, I'm entering a new food and I need to know how
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Hi, I'm entering a new food and I need to know how many servings there are in the whole thing. ex: an apple pie has 8 servings instead of the normal 6....  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


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