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Total Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Total Cholesterol.

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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

Waiting very impatiently to be scheduled for total
Updated 5/4/2015 10:35:10 PM

Waiting very impatiently to be scheduled for total hip replacement surgery. ......hopefully I'll get a call today! ! Meanwhile, continued PT to strengthen arms and abs in preparation for post surgical mobility support....  Read more

Today was a stressful day, taking SATs I was total
Updated 4/30/2015 8:38:58 AM

Today was a stressful day, taking SATs I was totally unprepared for. I ate a pint of ice cream (I'm dairy intolerant), macaroni, & chicken nuggets. Asking for prayers! 2 more days of testing!...  Read more

So far I have walked 2 miles everyday for a total
Updated 4/25/2015 2:12:10 PM

So far I have walked 2 miles everyday for a total of 8. Tried to make it 3 today, not even close. At the end of 2 I was too tired:-( maybe I can add another mile later? I also did 210 crunches this week !...  Read more

Yesterday was a total fail with the huge potluck a
Updated 4/24/2015 10:30:43 AM

Yesterday was a total fail with the huge potluck at work. That being said, today is a new day! I am just as motivated as ever and ready to get right back on trash....  Read more

How to track cholesterol?
Updated 4/22/2015 7:51:32 PM

In the Daily Nutrition Feedback Report it tracks my cholesterol intake for the day ( gives the total consumed in the "Went over my goals" section). Is there any way to add a cholesterol column to the Nutrition Track Your Food section so I can see wh...  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