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Food For Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food For 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

Food saver
Updated 11/22/2014 7:15:09 PM

So I want my first (unredeemed) 100 stars prize to be a food saver. I see bags and rolls of plastic. And I see hand held circle sucking kind and the straight line machine kind which I've used similar at Olive Garden when I worked in prep. What kind i...  Read more

New goal: eliminating one junk food at a time! Thi
Updated 11/20/2014 8:51:02 PM

New goal: eliminating one junk food at a time! This week I'm eliminating soda. Check out my blog about this new healthy eating plan....  Read more

Preparing snack foods in advance
Updated 11/25/2014 1:47:03 PM

What kinds of food can you make in advance to snack on later? I have apples and bananas. Would have brought carrots but they were expensive. Brought a whole celary and cut it up. Mixed low fat greek yoghurt with tuna. Could probably have ha...  Read more

How do I delete custom foods from my food tracker?
Updated 11/18/2014 3:12:55 PM

I accidentally added my custom breakfast twice and can't figure out how to delete it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!...  Read more

What are foods i can get that are low in calories
Updated 11/18/2014 8:48:12 AM

What are foods i can get that are low in calories but fill me up? Just started my diet 5 days ago and im sooooo hungry!...  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

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