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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

Yay me!! Can I get some virtual high fives for st
Updated 3/4/2015 10:38:24 AM

Yay me!! Can I get some virtual high fives for staying out of the oreos today!??...  Read more

Hey I'm new here. I'm 26 and at my highest weight
Updated 3/1/2015 10:19:04 PM

Hey I'm new here. I'm 26 and at my highest weight ever so I'm trying to loose a bunch of weight. Finding it hard to get motivated, I work a lot so it's hard to get going. I want to change my life :) any helpful tips?...  Read more

hello to everyone here...I am new with high hopes!
Updated 3/1/2015 9:20:37 PM

I am amazed at the stories I see here detailing just how supported and successful many of you feel about your progress toward your goals..this gives me real hope that a online community "feels" like real community, with all the power that offers. I...  Read more

Why do i feel like ate do much. 1600 seems to high
Updated 2/28/2015 6:42:31 AM

Why do i feel like ate do much. 1600 seems to high. I burnef 400 gym. I feel stuffed. Am i do this right,...  Read more

Low Carb High Fat! Anyone with personal experience
Updated 2/27/2015 10:23:26 AM

Low Carb High Fat! Anyone with personal experience? I've done low carb for years and love it and now adding more healthy fats to my diet seems to be the way to go....  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