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Sterols And Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sterols And Cholesterol.

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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

What Causes High Cholesterol?

Elevated cholesterol levels aren't caused by a high-cholesterol diet alone. The fact is, a combination of factors affect your cholesterol levels. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to high cholesterol—those that you can&...  Read more

Any tips on lowering cholesterol?
Updated 4/6/2016 5:09:32 PM

Any tips on lowering cholesterol?...  Read more

Just starting today! I'm 5'4" about 132 lbs. My cholesterol is high, and my A1C is borderline for di
Updated 4/2/2016 12:49:00 PM

Just starting today! I'm 5'4" about 132 lbs. My cholesterol is high, and my A1C is borderline for diabetes. Need an accountability partner! I'd even consider a friendly wager! ( I'm willing to trade )...  Read more

Good low fat, low cholesterol high protein foods?
Updated 3/21/2016 11:37:05 PM

Good low fat, low cholesterol high protein foods? I just realized I've been consuming more than the recommended amount of cholesterol daily (mainly from eggs) so I need some help finding alternatives!...  Read more

I only mentioned cholesterol as you said it was pr
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I only mentioned cholesterol as you said it was pretty much veggies (and veggies don't have cholesterol). ...  Read more

Found out LDL cholesterol was high. Searched Web f
Updated 3/14/2016 9:16:10 PM

Found out LDL cholesterol was high. Searched Web for management ideas. One site recommends psyllium (metamucil) before meals. Tried 2 days in a row before breakfast. WOW. Really made me feel full longer and curbed my appetite. Amazed....  Read more

100 calorie smoothie

Try blending 1/3 cup of nonfat yogurt with 2/3 cup of frozen blueberries and ice....  Read more

Oatmeal for Breakfast!!

Oatmeal is filling and helps tide you over until lunch....  Read more

Cholesterol Support

A support group for those who wish to lower their cholesterol levels and maintain healthy numbers. ...  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

You Asked: ''Should I Be Concerned about Going Over My Daily Cholesterol Limit?''

Is one day of high-cholesterol eating going to hurt your health? Great question! Dietary cholesterol usually gets a bad rap, but did you know that your body actually needs cholesterol? That's because cholesterol is a building block of body c...  Read more