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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

Sparkpeople's calorie estimates seem high
Updated 9/8/2014 4:08:21 PM

I went to "edit goals," entered my current weight and added a goal to lose 5-6 pounds in about 2 1/2 months (11 weeks). The calorie range it spit out is 1610-1960. Does that seem high to anyone else? That sounds like a maintenance/gaining range, not...  Read more

What is your favorite low calorie/high protein sna
Updated 9/8/2014 7:58:53 PM

What is your favorite low calorie/high protein snack?...  Read more

Low calorie high volume snack
Updated 9/6/2014 8:59:47 PM

Low calorie high volume snack...  Read more

High Intensity Low Impact Exercises
Updated 8/25/2014 11:44:38 PM

What are effective high Intensity low impact exercises? I ran on the treadmill on Monday at 4.5 mph and my knees are still aching on Saturday! I need a good workout to burn calories without a lot of impact on my knees....  Read more

The Cholesterol Conundrum and Root Cause Solution
Updated 8/13/2014 8:28:01 AM

I would love to discuss this with anyone interested in spending 100 minutes watching an amazing video. ----------------- "A detailed analysis of Cholesterol Science using an Engineering Problem Solving approach. Included is a clear explanat...  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