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Diet And Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diet And Cholesterol.

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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

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

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

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 22 Healthiest Fast Foods

Your fridge is stocked with fresh produce, lean meats and low fat dairy products, there’s a whole grain baguette in the bread box, and your pantry has been purged of tempting junk foods. Eating healthy at home is a breeze. But when you&rsq...  Read more

Started a new diet to get me back in the swing of
Updated 7/25/2015 11:54:13 PM

Started a new diet to get me back in the swing of things! Willpower is something I wasn't sure that I had in me, and yesterday and today proves that I do!...  Read more

What diet are you following that is working for yo
Updated 7/25/2015 3:45:46 PM

What diet are you following that is working for you? I did carb cycling for the first week, lost lots of weight. after much research, I decided to go into keto diet, losing weight too but it's hard to plan my meals and what to eat. Share your diet:)...  Read more

I have added keto diet to my losing weight plan. I
Updated 7/24/2015 10:35:58 PM

I have added keto diet to my losing weight plan. I list 10 lbs. W sparks then hit a Plateau so I incorporated the keto diet and use sparks app. At I'll to help count calories,fats,carbs,and protein. I love the keto diet!Get to eat a lot of good stuff...  Read more

Study done saying diet is more important than exer
Updated 7/23/2015 9:55:31 PM

Study done saying diet is more important than exercise for weight loss. What's been your experience?...  Read more

Starting weight - 228.5 First week diet and exerci
Updated 7/23/2015 2:46:46 PM

Starting weight - 228.5 First week diet and exercise - ↓ 217.6 2nd week diet and exercise - ↓ 213.5 Today was my 2nd week weigh in day. so excited! Hardwork surely does pay off....  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

Under 50 calorie snacks

Orville Redenbacher Smart Pop Kettle Korn - 3 cups of popped popcorn: 45 calories, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodiumJelly Belly Sugar-Free Jelly Beans -20 beans: 46 cal, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 mg sodium8 Strawberries -46 cal, 0 g fat, 0 m...  Read more

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  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

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

Engine 2 Diet - Lowering Cholesterol and Fighting Heart Disease

Like lots of people in this country I have high cholesterol. Not so high that I need to panic but it could definitely be better. My coworker is twice my age and can probably run circles around me. She found out that her cholesterol was a littl...  Read more