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Cholesterol Plant Sterols Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cholesterol Plant Sterols.

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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

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 Quest for Functional Foods

All kinds of foods provide nutrients that your body needs. But some foods, known as "functional foods," do more for you body than just provide nutrients. They may also play a role in the prevention and treatment of certain chronic diseases....  Read more

The Truth about Coconut Oil

Conduct a quick Google search, and you’ll find miraculous claims about a tropical fat that has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years: coconut oil.  Health claims about the oil's ability to hel...  Read more

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

Planting more flowers with still so many more to p
Updated 5/15/2016 2:36:56 PM

Planting more flowers with still so many more to plant 🌻 I don't know why I buy so many but I know that I will find a place for all and it will be beautiful. Enjoy this wonderful day ☀️...  Read more

Does anyone else have no motivation to exercise today? I spent 2 hours this morning planting trees w
Updated 5/14/2016 1:44:45 PM

Does anyone else have no motivation to exercise today? I spent 2 hours this morning planting trees with a group and now just want to curl up and sleep rather than turn on the wii u and work out #needmotivation...  Read more

Logged breakfast, replanted Plant Nanny plant, run
Updated 5/12/2016 9:17:18 AM

Logged breakfast, replanted Plant Nanny plant, running and intense workout goals today. Feeling grateful today for all the free help modern technology gives us....  Read more

Does anyone have good suggestions for plant-based
Updated 5/11/2016 10:36:52 PM

Does anyone have good suggestions for plant-based snacks? I like eating more than one thing at a time, so not just fruit, and if I have one more carrot with hummus I will scream. Running out of ideas!...  Read more

Thinking about trying a more plant based diet...no
Updated 5/11/2016 11:15:43 PM

Thinking about trying a more plant based diet...not completely vegan as I LOVE meat but maybe limiting that and increasing fruits and veggies a lot. Anyone else tried this?...  Read more

Moducare Immune Booster

A supplement made from plant sterols (all natural and found in plants, just more concentrated) that helps to balance and strengthen your immune system. I have been using Moducare for 2 yrs and have not had more than a couple of allergy attacks since...  Read more

Foods To Naturally Help Lower LDL

2 to 3 servings/day of soy protein; 2 servings/day of plant stanols or sterols found in products such as Benecol & Take Control margarine and lots of fiber especially from oat bran, psyllium & barley - can each lower LDL by up to 10%.(Consumer Report...  Read more

Eat To Live

A group for those following Dr. Fuhrman's guidelines for a plant based, nutrient-dense, healthy lifestyle. NEVER feel deprived. Gain health, lose weight, live well. EAT TO LIVE!...  Read more

You Asked: What's better, Margarine or Butter?

SparkPeople.com member Eboston421 recently asked about margarine versus butter and which is better nutritionally. The discussions of margarine versus butter began in the 1990s, when research related to trans fatty acids in margarines was coming out....  Read more

A Minute With: Triathlete, Firefighter and "Engine 2" Author Rip Esselstyn

World-class professional triathlete turned firefighter Rip Esselstyn knows how to eat right and stay in shape. The son, grandson, and great-grandson of renowned physicians, he had been eating a plant-based diet for years. So when he discovered that o...  Read more