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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

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

Decided to lower my carbs and up my protein. Hope
Updated 8/20/2016 7:11:40 PM

Decided to lower my carbs and up my protein. Hope this kicks my metabolism up a bit. #lowcarb...  Read more

Lower Belly Fat- It just won't go away!
Updated 8/18/2016 7:38:06 PM

Back in October I weighed 185, and today I weight 148. I am so proud of my achievements- but I still can't loose the residual lower belly fat. I eat healthy, and exercise AT LEAST 5 days a week.. 30 min of intense cardio and 15 min of body resi...  Read more

My doctor said i have high cholesterol. I have so
Updated 8/18/2016 4:42:46 PM

My doctor said i have high cholesterol. I have so much wrong i just really need support...  Read more

Hurt my lower back and can't work out today. It re
Updated 8/17/2016 3:21:01 PM

Hurt my lower back and can't work out today. It really hurts!!! I think it was from camping and sleeping on cruddy air mattress. I can barely walk....  Read more

Didn't reach lasts weeks goals to lower fat and in
Updated 8/17/2016 8:26:20 AM

Didn't reach lasts weeks goals to lower fat and increase protein. So starting this week my main goal is to lower fat intake. Will stay on this goal until I reach it. Feeling optimistic I can do it with small daily changes....  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