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High Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for High 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

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

Exercising with High Cholesterol

Being overweight is a leading risk factor for high cholesterol. The good news is that regular physical activity will help with both weight loss and lowering cholesterol. Exercise can actually increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (b...  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

Red Meat Consumption Linked to Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that has been linked to a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors. Previous studies have found that cigarette smoking and a diet low in vitamin C-rich fruits play roles in the development of...  Read more

Just diagnosed with hypoglycemia and high cholesterol !!! What do I eat or not eat now?!?!? My Bp is
Updated 5/23/2016 8:49:36 AM

Just diagnosed with hypoglycemia and high cholesterol !!! What do I eat or not eat now?!?!? My Bp is good, and I weigh 142 lbs , goal is 130 lbs...  Read more

The whole point I got on this website was because my cholesterol was too high in December. It is dow
Updated 5/23/2016 7:03:14 AM

The whole point I got on this website was because my cholesterol was too high in December. It is down, but needs to go down even further. Doctor says I have to exercise, ugh. Time to start that today...  Read more

Whoohoo-got my blood work back and my cholesterol
Updated 5/23/2016 10:02:12 AM

Whoohoo-got my blood work back and my cholesterol was down to normal! Still need to watch some aspects of my diet but great results- now to keep losing- keep moving and keep getting healthy! Feeling great!...  Read more

How do you all track High Intensity Interval Train
Updated 5/22/2016 1:00:07 PM

How do you all track High Intensity Interval Training? I tracked it as circuit training, but wasn't sure if that was the right answer...  Read more

So I'm once again starting im at an all time high
Updated 5/21/2016 11:03:17 PM

So I'm once again starting im at an all time high which puts me emotionally at an all time low but I'm determined now that I realize I am the only one holding me back Ive been afraid to succeed hitting a wall and giving up afraid to push on. no more...  Read more

Turkey Stuffing and CHOLESTEROL

The saturated fat and cholesterol in turkey stuffing can be extremely high for two main reasons: It may be made with high cholesterol & or high saturated fat ingredients, animal fats, butter and eggs; The saturated fat & cholesterol in turkey fat is...  Read more

Virgin Olive Oil releives pain and inflamation

The science magazine Natures said Virgin Oil Oil may have the same effects of Ibuprofen. It may also inhibit the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol. A tsp per day may help in treating arthritis, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol,& in pain ma...  Read more

Cholesterol Support

A support group for those who wish to lower their cholesterol levels and maintain healthy numbers. ...  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

Living with Heart Disease

Heart disease affects millions of women, including the five who follow. What sets them apart from the rest? These survivors have made it their mission to raise awareness of heart disease in women and are active with the following organizations.Go Red...  Read more

High cholesterol

My PCP's office called me back with my lab levels, and my total cholesterol and LDL are high. She wants me to cut back my fat intake and start exercising regularly and retest in 3 months. Gives me another reason to make my healthy changes and stick...  Read more

Motivated by high cholesterol

At my recent check up I was surprised to find my cholesterol was borderline high. It was actually a good thing, because it's made me realize that I need to devote real time and effort into losing weight, eating healthier, and exercising! Do you have...  Read more