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
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
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
"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne... Read more
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
Diet impacts weight loss/gain more than activity, but it's still good to keep your heart healthy with exercise. Stick with your diet and make sure you get all your macros and fruit/veggie servings every day.... Read more
I know I'd fail that diet miserably because I'm carb-sensitive. I have to eat more protein and fat to keep from feeling like my body is eating itself and to sustain my workouts. Glad you figured it out and can adjust.... Read more
Have you done research on the military diet? I'd check it out with your doc first; lots of meals are carb-heavy, so if you're diabetic or have blood sugar issues, it could be dangerous. (I'm not a doc, just a concerned friend)... Read more
So today I'm going to start the military diet. I'm stuck at 216lbs so I thought maybe this 3 day diet will help jump start my metabolism. I've been eating right and exercising so I know I've got to switch things up so I can reach my goal.... Read more
Doing the so called ATKINS diet I have found out that my LDL cholesterol level is a little high. I am wondering if I should stick with this diet or transfer with more fruits etcs. in it. 39... Read more
Going to the doctor when you're sick is a no-brainer. But going when you're perfectly fine can be a lifesaver. "People who schedule routine visits get the best preventive services, and that sets the stage for success," says Jonathan... Read more
Many religions recommend fasting for both spiritual and/or health benefits. All religious fasts are different: Some restrict certain foods, while others only restrict the times of day in which one can eat. Few religious fasts involve a long-term or c... Read more
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