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Total Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Total Cholesterol.

Fats That Fight Cholesterol

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

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 Truth about Alcohol and Heart Health

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

Reference Guide to Aerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is Aerobic Exercise? The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) defines aerobic exercise as "any activity that uses large muscle...  Read more

Is your cholesterol high?
Updated 7/7/2014 12:48:06 PM

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Give money to a total stranger?
Updated 6/24/2014 2:24:58 PM

Today a teenage girl walked over to me in a parking lot, and asked me for $5. Thinking it was a scam, I replied that I didn't have any spare cash. Afterwards I felt bad. May be she was in need. What would you do?...  Read more

Can we reset our total fitness minutes?
Updated 5/26/2014 9:32:03 PM

I'm starting fresh today after gaining back all the pounds I previously shed. I would like to start fresh with fitness minutes. Is this possible?...  Read more

Does anyone use the Total Gym?
Updated 6/15/2014 1:54:01 PM

I'm wondering if the Total Gym really works? What's your experience?...  Read more

Cholesterol checked for first time in life
Updated 5/11/2014 8:10:15 PM

I am a 55 year old female, I am 5'5" and about 146 pounds, and for the first time in my life a doctor (well, a NP rather) suggested I get a full blood workup. Well, the results came back, everything was fine except my LDL cholesterol, it came back a...  Read more

Insulin and Cholesterol Levels

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

walnuts lower cholestrol

An oz of walnuts a day can lower your bad cholesterol and raise your good. The result in the Total Cholesterol is lower. and I love walnuts...  Read more

Cholesterol Support

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

7 Tests You Should Never Skip

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

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

Total Cholesterol (LDL) 117 TRIGS 164 BS 105 & HDL 41 (Good Cholesterol)

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Total Cholesterol 233 Trygs 323 BS 105

My cholersterol #s are dropping!! But now I need to watch my Blood Sugar too. That # has actually gone up a little, :(....  Read more