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Cholesterol Level Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cholesterol Level.

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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

Starting a new diet plan. Dr says my cholesterol i
Updated 5/4/2016 11:03:21 PM

Starting a new diet plan. Dr says my cholesterol is slightly elevated so I need to work on that plus weight loss! Anyone have any recipes to share? I have an 8 month old so the easier the better....  Read more

Just found out my cholesterol is high, 😵 Doctor
Updated 5/2/2016 1:36:16 PM

Just found out my cholesterol is high, 😵 Doctor said , low fat diet for a month , if my numbers don't go down in a month , then go on meds!!! I don't want that at all! Already eat low fat! Any help or ideas ?...  Read more

I got to level 6!
Updated 5/1/2016 9:10:06 PM

I got to level 6!...  Read more

How do you change your activity level? When I firs
Updated 4/30/2016 10:54:34 PM

How do you change your activity level? When I first signed up I worked as a Receptionist and sat all day. Now I work at a Doggie Day Care so I'm on my feet all day....  Read more

Trying to raise my appetite and energy level with
Updated 4/30/2016 2:50:42 PM

Trying to raise my appetite and energy level with depression....  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

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

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