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Cholesterol Lower 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

Plant Sterols and Stanols: What You Need to Know

Heart health is on a lot of people's minds these days, especially as more and more people are developing high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type II diabetes. You may think that you're on your way to figuring it all out, too. Eating a h...  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

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

Supplements for a Healthy Heart

So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su...  Read more

Will low carb make you lose weight from all over o
Updated 12/15/2014 2:55:53 PM

Will low carb make you lose weight from all over or just the stomach? & how many carbs a day is considered low?...  Read more

low carb and delicious alternatives
Updated 12/16/2014 10:18:54 PM

I love the items for swapping reg. bread items. ie the flat breads work in savory , sweet and appetizers - the only draw back is they don't toast well - otherwise they are perfect. sweet mock cinnamon rolls this makes four servings. ...  Read more

low blood sugar and staying on track
Updated 12/14/2014 2:49:44 AM

As I look back at the challenges of keeping on track, there is a recurrent challenge -- low blood sugar. I am a diabetic and use an insulin pump. I get so frustrated when I am faithfully eating what I should, exercising and recording everything, on...  Read more

Which meal is low sodium, low cholesterol, and wei
Updated 12/12/2014 7:33:35 AM

Which meal is low sodium, low cholesterol, and weight reducing for an adult with heart disease? 1: Baked chicken, & mashed potatoes 2: Stir fry chinese vegetables & rice 3: Tuna fish salad & celery sticks 4: Lean steak w/ carrots Thanks in advance!...  Read more

Which meal is a good low sodium diet choice? Im do
Updated 12/10/2014 9:09:14 PM

Which meal is a good low sodium diet choice? Im doing a quiz and im not sure myself: Tossed Salad, carrot sticks, and steak or Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, and green beans?...  Read more

Turkey Stuffing and CHOLESTEROL

The saturated fat and cholesterol in turkey stuffing can be extremely high for two main reasons: It may be made with high cholesterol & or high saturated fat ingredients, animal fats, butter and eggs; The saturated fat & cholesterol in turkey fat is...  Read more

Dieting or just need more fiber?

Garbanzo Beans have 6 grams of fiber,and kidney beans have 14 grams and half of the fat. Both are a good source of cholesterol lowering fiber and protein, folate and magnesium. The soluble fiber in kidney beans binds the bile attached with cholestero...  Read more

Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans)

We will discuss low carb lifestyles (including Atkins,Protein Power, South Beach and other doctor-recommended low carb plans), trade low carb recipes and team up to do this together!...  Read more

5 Healthy Store-Bought Breakfast Foods for Kids

By Allison Baker, Family CircleThe right morning meal can boost your child's brainpower. Stock up on these ideas for busy mornings.Evol Breakfast Burritos Available at grocery stores, $3 Kellogg's All-Bran Original Cereal Available at grocery...  Read more

Fish Recipes for Heart Health

You're off the hook for dinner tonight, thanks to these delicious (and heart-healthy) fish recipes.Crispy Fish Sticks & Chili Dipping SauceMakes: 4 servingsPrep: 20 minutesBake: 10 minutes at 450 degrees F.Broccoli-Carrot SlawI...  Read more

Cholesterol Lower. WooHoo

I got the results from my blood work up. My cholesterol is 127. I am so happy about it. He still wants me to take my meds but only every other day. You have to understand that at one time it was 255. See why I am so happy. lol I also got into my...  Read more