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Food For Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food For 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

When you eat healthy foods during the day + when y
Updated 10/3/2015 10:05:27 AM

When you eat healthy foods during the day + when you eat unhealthy foods in the evening = Why can't I get my act together?...  Read more

Try tracking your food...if you've got the exercis

Try tracking your food...if you've got the exercise of the equation down, then you can shift your nutrition and probably find some results....  Read more

How can I delete food items from my favorites list
Updated 10/2/2015 1:04:07 PM

How can I delete food items from my favorites list?...  Read more

Keeping the temptation or unhealthy foods out of t

Keeping the temptation or unhealthy foods out of the house is a good rule of thumb to go by...I've gotten into the habit of allowing myself one treat the day I go to the grocery store...but other than that I try to stick to the plan. :-)...  Read more

Starting my morning off right! Healthy food and la
Updated 10/5/2015 9:16:29 AM

Starting my morning off right! Healthy food and later some light exercise. Go me! 😁...  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

Aloe, Food and Cholesterol

Just a real short one today. On March 3 or so, I had a high cholesterol level of 250. Granted, 51 were were HDL the happy kind, but still. So I learned to eat for lowering cholesterol, which told me I could drop my points by 25 realisticall...  Read more