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Plant Sterols Products Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Plant Sterols Products.

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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 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

Any recommendations for a plant-based protein powd
Updated 9/23/2016 8:10:43 PM

Any recommendations for a plant-based protein powder that doesn't have a ton of fiber in it? I know plants naturally have fiber in them but I've been going over my daily allowance and it's actually made me a little...irregular....  Read more

There are some differences in products in various
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There are some differences in products in various regions. I don't know why, but I have seen it myself. So it is possible that the info that those members entered matched the item they had at that time (products also change nutrition info from time...  Read more

There are 2 entries that are for that product in o
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There are 2 entries that are for that product in our database and they both list 2 carbs. There are numerous member-entered entries for that item though, so it is likely a member-entered item that you saw like that. How exactly is the name of...  Read more

Planted five trees today. Hard work. Took about an
Updated 9/12/2016 12:00:02 AM

Planted five trees today. Hard work. Took about an hour. Counted it as gardening....  Read more

Amazing product This Fruit based beverage, packed
Updated 9/9/2016 8:46:37 PM

Amazing product This Fruit based beverage, packed with antioxidants, add to your signature drinks and pastries you make and your smoothies to start your day.. Containing over 32 health-boosting components, ingredients incorporated are Chaga, Noni,...  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

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