If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you... Read more
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
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
You're committing to a healthier lifestyle for plenty of reasons. Whether you want to look better, feel stronger or live longer, you know that regular exercise, adequate sleep and healthy eating can help us do all of those things—and more.... Read more
The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y... Read more
Which works better...
1) to have a daily deficit of the same amount or
2) to have an avg desired daily deficit with the desired total weekly deficit? Or...
3) it makes no difference
In other words, if I want to lose a half-pound a day, I... Read more
I'm just wondering why my tracker numbers don't match up.
I get 1,200-1,550 calories per day. Today, my total line says I have eaten 1,162 calories. Yet, it says I have 40 calories left. That math does not match.
The same thing keeps happen... Read more
Hi everyone! Just joined Spark People today. Feeling pretty good about it! I filled out my Spark Page (still a work in progress compared to some pages I'm sure 246 ) would love for you all to come and check it out and maybe we'll be spark buddies in... Read more
I had heart problems before I was diagnosed with Diabetes & my Bad cholesterol was over 300, with total cholesterol close to 400 (sometimes over), & my Good cholesterol was very low (often less than 40).My diabetes progressed to the point where I nee... Read more
Going to the doctor when you're sick is a no-brainer. But going when you're perfectly fine can be a lifesaver. "People who schedule routine visits get the best preventive services, and that sets the stage for success," says Jonathan... Read more
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
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