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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

Two days here and the add food is difficult to use
Updated 5/30/2015 8:29:47 PM

This is my second day using this site and I find it very difficult entering the food you have eaten , I've had an easier time with My Fitness Pal, but they have problems with entering your fitness entries, there should be an easier way to post your f...  Read more

Why have my food groupings disappeared from the ap
Updated 5/30/2015 7:43:59 AM

Why have my food groupings disappeared from the app?...  Read more

I work out but food is my down fall! Anyone else h
Updated 5/30/2015 1:01:55 PM

I work out but food is my down fall! Anyone else have this problem? I feel alone in that fight and extremely disgusted with myself! 😞 rough day!...  Read more

How to avoid fast food when out and about
Updated 6/2/2015 10:10:35 AM

My family (husband, 3 teenage boys) and I are trying to eat healthier. I would really like to stop eating fast food. Our main pitfall that lures us into ff is when we are out and about running errands. We are hungry and it is lunch time or dinner tim...  Read more

Portion control is my problem. Food just tastes gr
Updated 5/29/2015 4:54:55 PM

Portion control is my problem. Food just tastes great especially during pms. Need to put more green veggies on my plate though but my kids will skip a meal if they see it hiding in the food or tastes something diff....  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