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Food Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Cholesterol.

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

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

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

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

the politics of food?
Updated 7/10/2014 8:45:37 AM

I've just recently come back to sparkpeople after an absence of quite a few months and have been surprised to at see polarized this message board has become. A prime example is, of course, the pop tart thread, with people charging that those who fee...  Read more

Need help with food issues
Updated 7/10/2014 7:34:23 AM

Since I am a stress eater and have gained back a large amount of weight that I worked so hard to lose, I need a simple plan and something that can jumpstart my weight loss so I am encouraged to keep going. I have been trying to do it on my own for t...  Read more

NO JUNK FOOD FOR 30 DAYS
Updated 7/10/2014 2:49:35 AM

I basically munch on junk food instead of eating a meal that's mainly why I've gained so much weight but if you want to join me then feel free to. 41...  Read more

Print Food Log??
Updated 7/9/2014 7:55:57 AM

Hello! I was wondering if anyone knows if it's possible to print out a week worth of info from my nutrition log? I've looked around at a few of the reports that are available, but I don't see anything that will print out what I ate etc. I've...  Read more

food tracker deleting double entry's
Updated 7/9/2014 2:59:31 PM

The tracker stopped working, and when I made an entry it did not take. Then it made double entry's. And all the information was wrong. Like the wrong calories, serving, and the way it was spellled was wrong. So I ended up with about 9 donut entrys,...  Read more

Holding myself accountable

Using the nutrition tracker is very important to me. I even have the app on my phone. The part of this activity that has helped the most is I don't mindlessly eat anymore. Food is now fuel for my body. I pay close attention to what foods I eat and wh...  Read more

Protect Your Heart & Arteries

Too Much fat clogs your arteries. Eat these foods Dark, rich 86% COCOA contains phenols, the same heart-protecting substance found in red wine AND DOES NOT AFFECT CHOLESTEROL. Lycopene, IS A compound that gives tomatoes their color, acts like an a...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  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

Eggs: Now More Incredible Than Ever

A certain amount of cholesterol is necessary by the body for proper physiological and structural function. Too much of it can have negative health consequences. Since cholesterol levels are influenced by your genetic makeup, your diet and certain lif...  Read more