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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

Mediterranean Diet
Updated 8/26/2014 3:14:52 PM

Hi. I was just curious if anyone has tried following the Mediterranean diet program. If so, what are your thoughts on it?...  Read more

Diet soda "sponsored blog," written by an MD?
Updated 8/27/2014 11:26:55 AM

"This blog is brought to you by the American Beverage Association." Why does SparkPeople choose to publish corporate-sponsored articles on food and nutrition? For some of us who are SparkPeople members, this is uncomfortable, to say the lea...  Read more

Low carb and glycemic diet
Updated 8/22/2014 2:03:16 PM

Does anyone out there in Spark Nation have some ideas on low carb and low glycemic index foods and diets? This was suggested by my Doctor and what I've found on-line so far hasn't been that informative or they want a price $$$. Any ideas would be g...  Read more

water weight loss at the start of a diet
Updated 8/19/2014 11:04:16 PM

Does anyone know how much weight that comes off initially during a diet/corrected eating habits is actually weight from water? I know there is a great deal of water locked up with glycogen storage, and as glycogen goes down initially it appears like...  Read more

SHERRY'S GETTING HEALTHY, NO MORE DIETING!!!
Updated 8/20/2014 6:21:53 PM

For the past few months I have been walking, trying to get in 10,000 steps or more I have taken over 600,000 steps since June the 1st, but my eating hasnt change much, still eating junk. Last week I hurt my calf muscle, and I took a week off from...  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