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The Truth about Alcohol and Heart Health

The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y...  Read more

Choose Olive Oil as a Healthy Alternative

Would you be surprised to learn that you CAN feel good about fat in your food? Here’s a refresher on one source of fat – olive oil – the healthier oil of all oils and the natural juice of the olive fruit. Its most talked about benef...  Read more

The Keys to Conquering Cholesterol

Heart disease is a scary thing. In the face of dire risk factor statistics and horror stories about cholesterol, you can easily get rattled. You might feel overwhelmed by the whole cholesterol question, and feel like you face uninformed life and...  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

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

Raising my (accountability) game
Updated 7/8/2016 6:09:50 PM

Hello! Long time listener, first time caller. My name is Meredith, and I'm from Missouri. I've been off and on this site for awhile and decided it was finally time to say howdy. When I first became a Spark peep it was after having one of those "...  Read more

Most know hubby on journey with me. We raise our g
Updated 6/27/2016 9:57:07 AM

Most know hubby on journey with me. We raise our grandson. He's visiting his mom but will be home next week. Picky eater ! How do I manage feeding him and keeping us on track. He's 14 and no weight problem. Help !...  Read more

I raised my walking from 1.5 miles to 3 miles this
Updated 6/13/2016 6:41:46 PM

I raised my walking from 1.5 miles to 3 miles this week & seen no wt loss on the scale. I was so discouraged i didnt even go to Zumba this morning. Now its the evening & time to walk my 3 miles. In my mind im making up a million different excuses....  Read more

Raising kids is so hard...even when they're all gr
Updated 6/8/2016 2:35:47 PM

Raising kids is so hard...even when they're all grown up. You never stop feeling their pain....  Read more

One of our cats (we've raised from a few weeks old
Updated 6/4/2016 8:29:23 PM

One of our cats (we've raised from a few weeks old and the one that was ill in February, I posted about) got hit by a car this afternoon.We weren't home to see it but a neighbor saw who hit her. they didn't even slow down or stop to avoid the cat :(...  Read more

Garlic, beautiful garlic

Garlic lowers LDL cholesterol (bad) and help raise HDL cholesterol (good). It dissolves existing blood clots, blood is less likely to form clots, thereby lowering your chances of stroke. Eat lots of parsley to prevent the pong!...  Read more

Cholesterol, Sugar: Whats the Connection?

More cholesterol is produced from eating sugar than from eating fat. Although the liver produces cholesterol, the intestines also play an important part in determining overall cholesterol levels. Eat Omega 3's which will bring down your triglycerides...  Read more

Organic, Ethical, Local Eaters & Crunchy People

A place for like-minded crunchy people to get together to chat about organic, pastured, humanely raised, local, sustainable food and cooking....  Read more

Poll: Do You View Exercise as a Punishment or a Health Benefit?

I must admit until I found my passion for running I looked at all types of exercise as a form of torture. I felt as though I was being punished due to my lack of discipline when it came to my eating. Exercise was like taking medicine—you know you mus...  Read more

Tracking Your Numbers

I can’t tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success....  Read more

How to Raise HDL the "Good" Cholesterol

Finally, you want more of something instead of less! HDL (high-density lipoprotein) cholesterol is also known as the “good” cholesterol. HDL removes cholesterol from your bloodstream and carries it back to the liver. I like to think of HDL as a va...  Read more