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Lower Ldl Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Lower Ldl Cholesterol.

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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

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

Heart-Healthy Benefits of Exercise

"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

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

High weight and low rep or Low weight and high rep
Updated 7/26/2015 5:57:34 PM

Hey guys! I recently joined a gym and started working out there. I am going to be mixing cardio days with weight training days but I need help. I am 234 pounds right now. My doctor said my healthy weight is 215 and under due to my build. What kind of...  Read more

Exercise/ Lower Back Issue
Updated 7/22/2015 5:46:29 AM

Hi all! I take medication that contributes to weight gain, and have been too ill and symptomatic to participate in regular exercise. In a short year I've gained 40 pounds (I'm 4'10 so that's rough) I'm 27, I really want to get back into good sh...  Read more

Low Sodium Snack Ideas?
Updated 7/21/2015 2:30:41 PM

Besides raw fruit and veggies, what are some low-sodium snack ideas? I need protein and occasionally carbs/fat in my snacks....  Read more

Started my journey on 5/26 at 262. My lowest weigh
Updated 7/21/2015 12:46:21 PM

Started my journey on 5/26 at 262. My lowest weight since then was 245. However, I am back up to 248.8. I am getting discouraged, but I have to keep in mind that at least I'm not where I started. I have kept 13.2 lbs off....  Read more

Hi I'm new xx joined gym 3 wks ago on a low carb d
Updated 7/20/2015 2:54:44 PM

Hi I'm new xx joined gym 3 wks ago on a low carb diet & lost 9lb so far.. I'm really struggling as I work shifts including nights so I am struggling with the diet plan . any advice ?...  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

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

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

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

7 Tests You Should Never Skip

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