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Cholesterol Normal Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cholesterol Normal.

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

SparkPeople Health Measurements

You're committing to a healthier lifestyle for plenty of reasons. Whether you want to look better, feel stronger or live longer, you know that regular exercise, adequate sleep and healthy eating can help us do all of those things—and more....  Read more

Triglycerides and Your Health

If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce...  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

The Science Behind Soy

The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o...  Read more

Eat way too many carbs but calories normal?? HELP
Updated 4/7/2014 4:01:14 PM

I track my food on MyFitnessPal, an online calorie tracking dieter's site, although I'm not dieting I'm just maintaining my weight. I don't eat too many calories per day, however startlingly enough I ate too many carbs today. I was supposed to have 1...  Read more

LOWERING YOUR CHOLESTEROL......
Updated 3/29/2014 7:25:41 AM

I would love to invite you to our..........LOWERING YOUR CHOLESTEROL TEAM A support group for those that want to get their cholesterol down and keep it down so we can maintain a healthier lifestyle. Come check out our NEW QUESTION EACH...  Read more

Ads - normal or virus/malware?
Updated 3/19/2014 2:23:27 AM

This is not a complaint. When I am on sparkpeople on chrome or IE, I have ads that pop up on the left and right side, bottom of screen. Sometimes the ad on the left is of a sexual nature; the one on the left is designed to look like a Skype mes...  Read more

OMG, will my skin ever look normal again?
Updated 2/27/2014 11:10:53 AM

Since joining the spark I have more that met my original goal. When I was young I weighed a hefty 95 lbs soaking wet. Then I had some medical issues, they didn't cause weight gain but the medication they put me on did. At my heaviest I was 197 (more...  Read more

Developed a new problem - Is this normal?
Updated 2/9/2014 9:06:42 PM

So I searched the web and it didn't help a ton so I thought id ask if anyone was familiar with this. I just started going to the gym about 3 weeks ago and go 5 days a week. Ive noticed that my skin has just started getting super oily. Ive always h...  Read more

Buildup of Cholesterol

The most common cause of heart disease in a person with diabetes is hardening of the coronary arteries which is a buildup of cholesterol in the blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrition to the heart. Keep your blood sugar as normal as possible.C...  Read more

Grapeseed Oil & Cholesterol

Consuming grapeseed oil is one way to lower so-called "bad cholesterol" (LDL cholesterol), while simultaneously increasing "good cholesterol" (HDL cholesterol), thereby getting your overall ratio of LDL cholesterol to HDL cholesterol into a healthier...  Read more

Cholesterol Support

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

In the News: The Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer's

Diabetes is a serious condition that can affect the heart, nerves, vision and other vital organs. But did you know that diabetes might also increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, and even increase the speed of progression once the disease strikes...  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

Cholesterol = Normal!!

Got my lab results in the mail. I finally have normal cholesterol. 6 months of taking niacin and fish oil did the trick. December Cholesterol: 219 HDL: 47 LDL: 161 Trig: 54 June: Cholesterol: 192 HDL: 54 LDL: 127 Trig: 55 ...  Read more