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Plant Sterols Foods Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Plant Sterols Foods.

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Plant Sterols and Stanols: What You Need to Know

Heart health is on a lot of people's minds these days, especially as more and more people are developing high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type II diabetes. You may think that you're on your way to figuring it all out, too. Eating a h...  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

The Quest for Functional Foods

All kinds of foods provide nutrients that your body needs. But some foods, known as "functional foods," do more for you body than just provide nutrients. They may also play a role in the prevention and treatment of certain chronic diseases....  Read more

The Truth about Coconut Oil

Conduct a quick Google search, and you’ll find miraculous claims about a tropical fat that has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years: coconut oil.  Health claims about the oil's ability to hel...  Read more

7 Things Your Seed Packet Can Tell You

The back of every commercially bought seed packet provides a basic how-do guide for growing that particular plant. Compiled with information on lighting, sowing depth and more, this article will help you decode what all of those gardening terms mean....  Read more

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why it will not list my food if its not one of the brands in the list like farmland sasuages...  Read more

Is realizing how hard it is to say NO to a food/dr
Updated 5/25/2016 12:58:05 PM

Is realizing how hard it is to say NO to a food/drink pusher...  Read more

It is hard when your sick to eat enough food. I ho
Updated 5/25/2016 12:26:40 PM

It is hard when your sick to eat enough food. I hope this goes away because it is not the way to lose weight....  Read more

We got this!!! Let's do it!! It's just food. It wi
Updated 5/25/2016 10:03:13 AM

We got this!!! Let's do it!! It's just food. It will always be there....  Read more

What type of food do you eat on low carb? #lowcarb
Updated 5/26/2016 7:29:05 PM

What type of food do you eat on low carb? #lowcarb...  Read more

Moducare Immune Booster

A supplement made from plant sterols (all natural and found in plants, just more concentrated) that helps to balance and strengthen your immune system. I have been using Moducare for 2 yrs and have not had more than a couple of allergy attacks since...  Read more

Foods To Naturally Help Lower LDL

2 to 3 servings/day of soy protein; 2 servings/day of plant stanols or sterols found in products such as Benecol & Take Control margarine and lots of fiber especially from oat bran, psyllium & barley - can each lower LDL by up to 10%.(Consumer Report...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

You Asked: What's better, Margarine or Butter?

SparkPeople.com member Eboston421 recently asked about margarine versus butter and which is better nutritionally. The discussions of margarine versus butter began in the 1990s, when research related to trans fatty acids in margarines was coming out....  Read more

Know Your GMOs (Q & A)

For the past several years, GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) have been dominating the health news headlines. But what are GMOs, really? What do they do? What kinds of foods contain them? And—most importantly—are they really safe to c...  Read more