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Cholesterol Lowering Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cholesterol Lowering.

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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

How do I lower the calorie goal. It is set on 1800
Updated 4/28/2016 1:15:59 PM

How do I lower the calorie goal. It is set on 1800. Want to change it to 1200...  Read more

Normally my lower back hurts if I walk too much. I
Updated 4/28/2016 8:16:45 AM

Normally my lower back hurts if I walk too much. If it starts to hurt I can sit down or bend to relieve the pain. For the past three or four days it's been hurting without doing anything. Not sure what I should do....  Read more

So my cholesterol is high good and bad and I gave
Updated 4/27/2016 8:13:28 PM

So my cholesterol is high good and bad and I gave up chocolate for the most part. I need a replacement. .any ideas?...  Read more

I do a 40 min lower body strength workout on Mon a
Updated 4/28/2016 12:58:08 PM

I do a 40 min lower body strength workout on Mon and a 40 min upper body strength workout on Thurs. I feel that's enough but I heard that you should do more than 1 strength workout per week for each section that's 4 strength workouts a week!...  Read more

I had a really positive day today, I had an eye doctor's appointment and my blood pressure has lower
Updated 4/26/2016 7:38:37 AM

I had a really positive day today, I had an eye doctor's appointment and my blood pressure has lowered (yay!) plus my long time eye doctor and childhood neighbor noticed how much healthier I look and that I have been losing weight! Feeling great!...  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

Garbanzo Beans Provide slow-burning energy and Sugar Balance

Garbanzo beans, also called chickpeas, are medium-sized, round beans. They have no distinct flavor to me, but I drain them & add them to my salads because they are rich in protein & have heart protecting fiber, lower cholesterol,& lower blood sugar...  Read more

Cholesterol Support

A support group for those who wish to lower their cholesterol levels and maintain healthy numbers. ...  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

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

cholesterol lowering advise (funny)

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Cholesterol-Lowering Medication

The following is from the link below, and article entitled Why Women Should Stop Their Cholesterol-Lowering Medication by MARK HYMAN, MD I was listening to Latest in Paleo, Angelo Coppola's Podcast, which I recommend to everyone, he disc...  Read more