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Plant Sterols Products Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Plant Sterols Products.

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 Healthy Hemp Foods to Try

I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi...  Read more

Just make sure you check out planting times for yo

Just make sure you check out planting times for your area. :-)...  Read more

I didn't realize that some plants take up more tha

I didn't realize that some plants take up more than one square! :-) Maybe someone else knows more. I am a raised bed newbie....  Read more

Two or three zucchini plants will easily feed a fa

Two or three zucchini plants will easily feed a family. I like indeterminate tomatoes, so you get an ongoing supply and not a bunch all at once. Check around to see what grows well in your area. Just start small....  Read more

Lol, my husband says he loves radishes. We plant

Lol, my husband says he loves radishes. We plant a couple varieties every year, just for him, and he never gets around to eating any. :-) Too many other veggies to eat, I guess....  Read more

Vegan/Vegitarian or Plant based or Whole Foods ?
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I have a family history of colon cancer~ I had almost 10 polyps in my colon they would of turned into cancer if not removed the Doctor said. Praise God They weren't . I was told to cut out red meat of my diet I did, also to eat low fat foods. I sta...  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


Join if you care about the environment and take proactive steps to reduce your impact on the planet: recycling, organics, composting, hybrid & alternative fuel vehicles, reusable products and more!...  Read more

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