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Lower Ldl Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Lower Ldl Cholesterol.

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

Lunch Time Walk - Lower Manhattan
Updated 7/7/2014 2:53:26 PM

Hello, I recently started working downtown, near South Ferry Terminal (Battery Park). I would love to have a group of people to walk with at lunch, socialize, maybe explore the area and find interesting and healthy places to eat. If you are inte...  Read more

Lunch Time Walk - Lower Manhattan
Updated 7/8/2014 11:00:47 PM

Hello, I just started working downtown, near South Ferry Terminal (Battery Park). I would love to have a group of people to walk with at lunch, socialize, maybe explore the area and find interesting and healthy places to eat. If you are interest...  Read more

low blood pressure
Updated 7/9/2014 8:48:05 PM

wow just took my blood pressure for my weigh in numbers and it read 96 over 49 over 45. I am on blood pressure meds because it is usually to high. like around 138, 78, 60. I am floored to see it so low. I guess just watch it a day or two. then call d...  Read more

...a new all time low..(for the worst)
Updated 7/5/2014 5:29:09 AM

Hello. I have been apart of this site for a long time... but never stuck around long enough to really take advantage of what it offers.. I have been up and down with weight, but at this point in time with my life.. I don't even know where to beg...  Read more

Low carb diets?
Updated 7/6/2014 9:43:32 AM

Ok so my husband has started this high protein diet thing (we currently live apart btw) his friend lost 100lbs or something similar on this. I know my aunt also did the Dukan diet and lost 45lbs over 5 months. My husband is 390 so much larger than me...  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