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Lower Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Lower Cholesterol.

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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

The Secrets of Eating Right and Living Longer

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol. ...  Read more

Supplements for a Healthy Heart

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

Low carb works for me. Never hungry & no sugar cra
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Low carb works for me. Never hungry & no sugar cravings. Good luck...  Read more

I want to try low carb but am a TERRIBLE cook. Ca
Updated 5/31/2016 11:10:04 PM

I want to try low carb but am a TERRIBLE cook. Can anyone give me some suggestions? I'm starting to feel like this is impossible for me. :( #lowcarb...  Read more

#help ok I'm going to marinate some boneless chicken breast in low fat Italian dressing. Been trying
Updated 5/31/2016 9:26:09 PM

#help ok I'm going to marinate some boneless chicken breast in low fat Italian dressing. Been trying to figure out what to have with it. I got frozen corn and carrots. Any ideas? Trying to stay away from potatoes...  Read more

Been a lot of years since my weight was this low
Updated 5/31/2016 11:42:54 AM

Been a lot of years since my weight was this low...  Read more

#lowcarb How do you do your low carb diet ?
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#lowcarb How do you do your low carb diet ?...  Read more

egg substitue

needing to lower cholesterol...  Read more

ALMONDS

Almonds are not only good for your heart, diabetes and lowering cholesterol, almonds are an appetite suppresant....  Read more

Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans)

We will discuss low carb lifestyles (including Atkins,Protein Power, South Beach and other doctor-recommended low carb plans), trade low carb recipes and team up to do this together!...  Read more

The Amazing Avocado: Health Benefits You Need to Know

It's no secret that delicious avocados can be the shining star in guacamole, salads, sandwiches and as the creamy center of your California roll. But did you know that avocados are packed with nutritients and make a great diet food, even with th...  Read more

Chocolate: A Little Goes a Long Way to Help Prevent Heart Disease

Chocolate--just saying the word can trigger a craving like nothing else. However, I must confess, for the past two years that hasn't been a big issue for me because every night I have what I like to call my anti-oxidant cocktail. This cocktail consis...  Read more

Lower Cholesterol - How to Use Dietary Fiber to Lower Cholesterol

Do you have high cholesterol? Increase your fiber! Do you have high blood pressure? Increase your fiber! Are you overweight? Increase your fiber! What is it with fiber (also known as roughage)? It seems to play a role in just about all ou...  Read more

Top 10 Foods To Lower Cholesterol - #10 - Dark Chocolate

From www.realage.com/heart-health-improve-chole
sterol/foods-to-lower-cholesterol?eid=
1010681409&memberid=12711031 If you have unhealthy cholesterol levels (or want to prevent them), one of the first things you should examine is your di...  Read more