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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

High Impact Exercises
Updated 11/22/2014 12:11:49 PM

I am actually hoping Coach Jen will see my question. I have been doing the high impact exercises like the T25 and a few others and it always seems I end up getting injured. So my question is can I still lose weight (and get the calorie burn) and get...  Read more

I forgot to add my age is 52 with high blood press
Updated 11/12/2014 10:53:56 AM

I forgot to add my age is 52 with high blood pressure and thyroid promblems. maybe someone can share some good receipes. Need a daily person or someone to help to me motivated in losing weight. i work 2nd shift....  Read more

Sahm that needs motivation and ideas! I'm the high
Updated 11/10/2014 10:15:27 AM

Sahm that needs motivation and ideas! I'm the highest weight I've been in years. I need to lose about 30 pounds and don't know where to start. I stay at home with my twin sons and would love tips and advice on what I can do for exercise....  Read more

High Protein Diet
Updated 11/9/2014 9:01:08 PM

After 8 years with chronic health issues, I finally have a complete diagnosis. The treatment prescribed is helping greatly, but my doctor said that a high protein diet is a good step for helping myself. Does anyone have tips or articles for implement...  Read more

Got a question is 61 to high for muscle mass, bod
Updated 11/8/2014 11:22:57 AM

Got a question is 61 to high for muscle mass, body Fat is 51 percent...  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

My First day knowing high cholesterol

Today my Dr.'s Office Called with results from my blood test. Notgood. High cholesterol was all I tookh in, then come by office for medicine and a coupon. What.. what... do what.... I googled it printed articles drank a bottle of water. Ate a...  Read more

Hubby's High Cholesterol

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