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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

1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese topped with 4 oz grapes sliced, and 2 tbs lite Cool Whip and a splash
Updated 8/20/2016 4:08:59 PM

1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese topped with 4 oz grapes sliced, and 2 tbs lite Cool Whip and a splash of coconut milk if you like...yum! One of my faves lately. Only 177 cals. I also ate 4 thin slices of deli ham...total for all only 237 cals :) Lunch...  Read more

Super low moment. Fiance made an offhand remark a
Updated 8/21/2016 11:20:39 AM

Super low moment. Fiance made an offhand remark about my super loose casual tshirt. I was just really enjoying that it wasnt tight. I changed and everything just seems to be suctioning onto my flab. Sense of accomplishment out the window....  Read more

On a low carb high protein plan , can one have who
Updated 8/20/2016 2:24:51 AM

On a low carb high protein plan , can one have whole wheat bread? I have read (I thought ) that whole wheat is ok. Thoughts please. #food...  Read more

What exactly is considered a low carb diet? Few to
Updated 8/19/2016 7:47:45 PM

What exactly is considered a low carb diet? Few to no breads pastas etc? I was considering lowering my carb intake but want to know if it's healthy over the long run?...  Read more

Hey spark family what is a good low carbs amount.50-100 or less
Updated 8/19/2016 7:54:30 PM

Hey spark family what is a good low carbs amount.50-100 or less...  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