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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

1 lb. chicken breast=2 cups or 500 grams or 16 oz #food. That means a serving size of 4 oz of chicke
Updated 7/24/2016 5:09:34 PM

1 lb. chicken breast=2 cups or 500 grams or 16 oz #food. That means a serving size of 4 oz of chicken is 1/2 cup...  Read more

Anyone else with a lot of food allergies? Looking
Updated 7/25/2016 2:17:33 PM

Anyone else with a lot of food allergies? Looking for people I can connect with. #friendfinder #allergies #foodallergies...  Read more

I noticed a lot of foods entered by members have h
Updated 7/24/2016 9:24:31 PM

I noticed a lot of foods entered by members have higher calories than on the package. Do people purposely enter too high amounts?...  Read more

Has anyone just tracked there foods and lost weigh
Updated 7/24/2016 3:41:51 PM

Has anyone just tracked there foods and lost weight...  Read more

#techsupport. How do I remove food from lunch menu
Updated 7/24/2016 3:00:24 PM

#techsupport. How do I remove food from lunch menu that I had today? Was added too many times. Was trying to get today's calorie count. Could not figure it out....  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