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Lowering Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Lowering 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

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

25 Cheap Foods That Are Good for You!

Watching your wallet and your waistline can be tricky. Eating right is easy when money is no object, but a trip to the supermarket often yields frustration for healthy eaters on a budget (which is most of us!). Fruits, vegetables, whole grains and le...  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

Why is my nutrition report saying 0 cholesterol?
Updated 9/23/2016 5:57:27 AM

Today I ran my nutrition report and I know I had items with cholesterol (for instance 2 Tbsp of peanut butter has 32 grams) but my nutrition report says I had ZERO cholesterol. I tried refreshing it and running it again. Still ZERO for cholesterol....  Read more

So far I have kept my calories lower then the high
Updated 9/20/2016 12:44:18 AM

So far I have kept my calories lower then the higher number. Feeling good. Now to find a scale :)...  Read more

I have a lower back injury (most likely a bulging
Updated 9/19/2016 11:22:03 AM

I have a lower back injury (most likely a bulging disc) what are some easy but effective workouts that I can do?...  Read more

I have a cyst on my lower back that keeps me from
Updated 9/17/2016 2:42:50 PM

I have a cyst on my lower back that keeps me from walking around too much, so is there anyway I can be more active without doing so?...  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

Cholesterol Support

A support group for those who wish to lower their cholesterol levels and maintain healthy numbers. ...  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

Lowering Cholesterol

From Spark Trivia Quiz: In order for exercise to improve your cholesterol levels, it must be: Exercise can increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (bad) cholesterol. You'll be happy to know that you don't need to spend coun...  Read more

Lowering Cholesterol

I did not realize that gaining weight would have such a profound influence on my cholesterol. I haven't been as dedicated to losing as I should, i.e. my cholesterol number is approaching 400! Today is the day that I'm changing my harmful habits...  Read more