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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

You can remove a manually entered food on the full
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You can remove a manually entered food on the full version of our website. Go to your my Nutrition page, click on Favorites, then Favorite Options, Edit Manually Entered Foods, then click Remove for the item you want to delete. I hope this helps!...  Read more

Day #5..Started my no junk food challenge for this
Updated 5/5/2016 9:38:45 PM

Day #5..Started my no junk food challenge for this month...its my fifth day without any temptations of the chip lol but i have about 3 more weeks to go.. I GOT THIS!!!...  Read more

I have been eating and really eating foods that I
Updated 5/5/2016 8:34:49 PM

I have been eating and really eating foods that I am not to be eating etc as ice cream cookies chips and as a result my stomach feels bloated I am telling on myself this has to stop I don't want to eat Like this I've been good at not overly indulging...  Read more

Went to a small get together and I snacked on food
Updated 5/5/2016 6:04:14 PM

Went to a small get together and I snacked on food a little bit more than planned. Just finished a good workout though so I'm not gonna let it slow my progress down! How is y'all's day going?...  Read more

Went to a small get together and I snacked on food
Updated 5/5/2016 4:40:32 PM

Went to a small get together and I snacked on food a little bit more than planned. Just finished a good workout though so I'm not gonna let it slow my progress down! How is y'all's day going?...  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

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