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Food Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food 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

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

What are some of your favorite snack foods? #cleaneating #food
Updated 6/24/2016 10:37:50 PM

What are some of your favorite snack foods? #cleaneating #food...  Read more

Worked the food distribution at my congregation's
Updated 6/24/2016 11:27:14 PM

Worked the food distribution at my congregation's food bank. My Google Fit data said I got in an hour of walking. What it didn't know was that at least half of that was carrying heavy boxes of food....  Read more

Did you read the article about summer food? I am not surprised by all the food and high calories.
Updated 6/24/2016 4:29:16 PM

Did you read the article about summer food? I am not surprised by all the food and high calories. If you thinking eating a salad at restaurants appears to be healthy...think again. I rather make my own salad from fresh from store or farmer market...  Read more

Been tracking my food and such. Postinh ehh not so
Updated 6/24/2016 2:49:48 PM

Been tracking my food and such. Postinh ehh not so much. I am in the process of changing my diet again. I am still 213. Hmmm. So more veggies and water and more exercize for me...  Read more

Anyway to delete a food I put under the wrong meal
Updated 6/24/2016 7:18:52 PM

Anyway to delete a food I put under the wrong meal ? #help...  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

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