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Plant Sterols Margarine Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Plant Sterols Margarine.

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

Sensational Substitutions for Cooking and Baking

New Year’s Resolutions…always made and often broken. Is your motivation waning? Are you already feeling deprived because your favorite recipes are off limits? Making meals count is important. Meals should be satisfying, good tasting...  Read more

Choose Olive Oil as a Healthy Alternative

Would you be surprised to learn that you CAN feel good about fat in your food? Here’s a refresher on one source of fat – olive oil – the healthier oil of all oils and the natural juice of the olive fruit. Its most talked about benef...  Read more

margarine spray actual fat content
Updated 3/17/2014 1:41:32 PM

On nutrition labels, manufacturers are allowed to round fractional amounts down. Thus, a "5-spray serving" of Olivio buttery spray or any of those types of things can say "0 grams" of fat even though the actual amount is non-zero. I serve veggie...  Read more

Ionic purifier - good/bad for house plant?
Updated 1/17/2014 1:25:19 PM

I just brought my plants back to an old job and they are not doing good. While I was gone my office co-worker bought an Ionic purifier. We turned it off a few days ago & the plants are looking better. Does anybody have any thoughts or comments on thi...  Read more

Do you drink plant protein powder?
Updated 1/17/2014 4:57:49 AM

I have been drinking plant protein powder mixed with water in the morning. I have more energy and don't get hungary until lunch....  Read more

Help with a mostly plant based, GF, low fat diet?
Updated 7/1/2013 1:33:50 PM

So, my doctor wants me to go to more of a plant based diet (only eating fish and small amounts of skinless poultry, but very small) that is LOW FAT based on recent testing (have tried low carb, but not good for me). Problem is that I also need to be...  Read more

Plant-based diet vs High Protein/Fat diet
Updated 11/30/2013 12:49:59 PM

Hi! I've been doing a lot of research into the best ways of eating, more for general health (especially heart health) than weight loss (since I believe the only way to really lose weight is to cut calories, no matter what kind of 'diet' you eat)...  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

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

Eat To Live

A group for those following Dr. Fuhrman's guidelines for a plant based, nutrient-dense, healthy lifestyle. NEVER feel deprived. Gain health, lose weight, live well. EAT TO LIVE!...  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

What Are GE Foods, and What Do They Offer?

Genes are the blueprints of every part of an organism. Foods that have had foreign genes inserted into their genetic codes are called genetically engineered or bio engineered foods. Genetic Engineering can be done to plants, animals or microorganisms...  Read more