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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

Horrible night of food intake! Couldn't get myself
Updated 11/24/2015 5:18:10 AM

Horrible night of food intake! Couldn't get myself full until I felt sick from eating to much. Woke up this morning still sick from to much food. Now I don't want to get off the couch and go to the gym. Especially when it's only 17' outside....  Read more

Had a rough weekend made some not so great food ch
Updated 11/24/2015 1:42:30 AM

Had a rough weekend made some not so great food choices but I still lost 2 more lbs!! Down a total of 8 lbs!!! Here's to slow and steady!!...  Read more

Back at it today after a bout of food poisoning. M
Updated 11/23/2015 9:08:42 PM

Back at it today after a bout of food poisoning. Moraccan Couscous with kale and shrimp. We've been doing the Blue Apron thing. It is quite tasty! I hope everyoneis doing wrll!...  Read more

Comfort food
Updated 11/23/2015 7:57:29 PM

Comfort food...  Read more

So, I still managed to make some food, despite the
Updated 11/23/2015 12:44:34 PM

So, I still managed to make some food, despite the stress or I encountered with my car. I love my car very much and getting it has relieved a lot of stress I had with my old car. I just want this fuel filter replaced. At least I have family to help....  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


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