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Cholesterol Level Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cholesterol Level.

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

Heart-Healthy Benefits of Exercise

"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne...  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

Exercising with High Cholesterol

Being overweight is a leading risk factor for high cholesterol. The good news is that regular physical activity will help with both weight loss and lowering cholesterol. Exercise can actually increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (b...  Read more

Off to get my thyroid levels checked again. Hoping
Updated 10/12/2015 9:21:05 AM

Off to get my thyroid levels checked again. Hoping for high TSH levels so I can finally get this show on the road. Tired of the "lets do one more test to make sure" game....  Read more

Hi all. I need to go on strict cholesterol free di
Updated 10/9/2015 4:44:00 PM

Hi all. I need to go on strict cholesterol free diet and lower thyroid level. Started watching labels and have a really hard time to find any foods I can have. Any ideas of the healthy foods but free of cholesterol? Any ideas how to put it down? Tia...  Read more

experiencing plateau at the highest level right no
Updated 10/4/2015 8:37:35 AM

experiencing plateau at the highest level right now. Since Aug 20th I've been having a deficit of 500-1000 a day in food and burning 3500 cal a week in exercise, water all the time and I'm stuck at the same weight for 4 weeks! help!...  Read more

i cant decide what my activity level is. i sit alo
Updated 10/2/2015 7:45:52 AM

i cant decide what my activity level is. i sit alot at work but do have some running around to do,then i walk for exercise after work....  Read more

I agree with most, you'll need to find a level of

I agree with most, you'll need to find a level of exercise that's sustainable for you, especially once the newness of the gym wears off and it becomes, well, work! That's why workouts are called that, to an's work! :-)...  Read more

Add in some meatless meals

By consuming less meat and meat by products your cholesterol level may decrease....  Read more

Cholesterol, Sugar: Whats the Connection?

More cholesterol is produced from eating sugar than from eating fat. Although the liver produces cholesterol, the intestines also play an important part in determining overall cholesterol levels. Eat Omega 3's which will bring down your triglycerides...  Read more

Swimming for Cardio

This is a group for those anywhere in the world that either swims regularly, swims occasionally or would like to swim as part of their fitness routine. We embrace all swimmers of any level....  Read more

7 Reasons You Can Feel Good about Eating Chocolate Today

Chances are good that you'll encounter chocolate at some point today. Chocolate has earned a bad rap as a guilty pleasure, but this superfood has some pretty amazing health benefits. We think you should feel good about eating chocolate--the dark...  Read more

Tracking Your Numbers

I canít tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success. Howev...  Read more

Finally - Cholesterol Level Success

I have been working for what seems forever on reducing my cholesterol levels! Ever since my Gastric Bypass surgery, i've been expecting that i would be one of the high percentage of patients who would see a big drop in cholesterol levels post surger...  Read more

Healthier Cholesterol Level!

This morning I had a routine check-up with my doctor, and he gave me the results of my latest cholesterol test I had done in February of this year. With a total cholesterol level of 175, I am finally under the 200 mark! Woohoo! In comparison, last...  Read more