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Ldl Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Ldl Cholesterol.

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Plant Sterols and Stanols: What You Need to Know

Heart health is on a lot of people's minds these days, especially as more and more people are developing high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type II diabetes. You may think that you're on your way to figuring it all out, too. Eating a h...  Read more

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

Translating Those Trans Fats

What do bread, crackers, cereal, macaroni & cheese, frozen pizza, donuts, and cookies have in common? Besides being at the top of the list of many people’s favorite foods, they are all possible sources of trans fats. Trans fats are oils tha...  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

just found out my cholesterol went up. time to bac
Updated 8/25/2015 7:15:17 PM

just found out my cholesterol went up. time to back on track. #ondayatatime...  Read more

just got cholesterol test results back, and need t
Updated 8/18/2015 6:36:21 PM

just got cholesterol test results back, and need to make life changes...  Read more

cholesterol
Updated 8/14/2015 11:26:12 PM

My cholesterol is 328. My diet is good but i just found out excercise and weight play just as much an important role, Im pretty sure thats where i am failing. bmi is 28, weight is borderline obese...  Read more

cholesterol
Updated 8/17/2015 9:53:21 PM

My cholesterol is 328. My diet is good but i just found out excercise and weight play just as much an important role, Im pretty sure thats where i am failing. bmi is 28, weight is borderline obese...  Read more

My doctor wants me on a low-fat, low-cholesterol d
Updated 8/11/2015 2:57:30 PM

My doctor wants me on a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet. I am doing fine on the cholesterol front (almost always 150mg or less), but find myself eating close to the upper limits of my fat. I'm 19, a college student, and vegetarian....  Read more

Eating Cloves Can Lower Cholesterol & Triglycerides

About 1/2 tsp of cloves ( ground or whole) daily lowers LDL cholesterol and triglycerides...Garlic and nutmeg fight bacteria...  Read more

Grapeseed Oil & Cholesterol

Consuming grapeseed oil is one way to lower so-called "bad cholesterol" (LDL cholesterol), while simultaneously increasing "good cholesterol" (HDL cholesterol), thereby getting your overall ratio of LDL cholesterol to HDL cholesterol into a healthier...  Read more

Cholesterol Support

A support group for those who wish to lower their cholesterol levels and maintain healthy numbers. ...  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

9 Ways to Eat the Mediterranean Way

Maybe it's the olive oil, maybe it's the varied and healthful foods in their diet, or maybe it's the spectacular views of the ocean, but the Mediterranean region is known for good health and longevity. Harvard Women's Health Watch shared these ideas...  Read more

Opps, My LDL Cholesterol is high.

Cholesterol? It is a first for me. I have been on a high protein diet and with out fruits in my diet I have a reading of 220 with Reference Ranges of 100-199. My doctor hasn't said anything yet. But I know it is my diet and I need to add some...  Read more

My LDL cholesterol is up!!! Bummer, I'm mad.

Please help me out there if you can. I know where I went wrong. Making stupid changes and getting off routine. But if everyone can tell me what I can eat to lower my LDL cholesterol, I'd like to know, specifically. I already know many of the items to...  Read more