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
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
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
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
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
I was hoping anyone who regularly cooks meat-free food could share their dinner recipes.
I have found recipes posted on threads to be better suited to my needs than what I find on Google, pinterest and a range of cooking sites (though I have fo... Read more
I have been trying to eat at the lower but I am so hungry all the time, even though I have been eating a lot of fruits and veggies. I am only on day 3 so I still don't know if I have lost anything or not. But I think I am going to have to go up to th... Read more
I'm really having a hard time with high protein, low fat meals. To add to the difficulty I'm diabetic and need to stay within a 30-45 carb limit with my main meals and 15 carbs on my snacks, any suggestions/recipes I should look for?... Read more
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
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
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
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
We had our life insurance done recently (about time!) and my hubby's blood work came back with high cholesterol. Naturally he failed to mention this. Anyhoo, 2 months later...
So now I'm reading all about it. What better excuse to be eating better... Read more
The past few times I've had bloodwork done, I've had borderline (or very near borderline) high cholesterol. Coming from a family where heart disease and diabetes run rampant, that's a cause for concern. The last time I had bloodwork done in November... Read more
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