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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

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

My first day ! Trying the keto diet . Hope this ap
Updated 8/26/2016 10:07:04 PM

My first day ! Trying the keto diet . Hope this app can keep me on track...  Read more

Down to drinking my 20 oz Diet Mt Dew once every o
Updated 8/26/2016 10:02:02 PM

Down to drinking my 20 oz Diet Mt Dew once every other day. I was drinking at least 2-3 20 oz DMD a day!!! Pretty proud of myself. This was in the matter of a week. And I drink at least 100 oz a day. 🤗🤗🤗 There's just certain meals I need pop...  Read more

So i gave up on my diet and went back to weighing
Updated 8/26/2016 10:08:39 PM

So i gave up on my diet and went back to weighing 236. Now i am disgusted with myself and i signed up for an adult soccer league for the fall season....  Read more

Tracking Diet with Blood Glucose Levels
Updated 8/27/2016 12:39:17 AM

Is it possible to track my blood glucose levels with my daily diet. If so, how?...  Read more

# first post, today is my third day on my new diet
Updated 8/26/2016 6:12:55 PM

# first post, today is my third day on my new diet. Basically I can eat whatever I want as long as I do not eat over 800 calories. Wish me determination...  Read more

Heart Goodies For All

For years, health officials and dietitians have been encouraging us to cut back on animal fats, such as butter, and replace them with vegetable oils rich in linoleic acid, such as soybean, canola and corn oils. Those oils contain polyunsaturated fatt...  Read more

Unscrambling Eggs Health Food...or Bad Yolk?

"Love to eat eggs? U.S. panel now says they're not a health risk," reported Reuters in February."Cholesterol in the diet: The long slide from public menace to no 'appreciable' effect," ran the headline in the Washington Post.Both articles were refe...  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

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

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

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