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Beta Sterols Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Beta Sterols.

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

Cut Your Arthritis Risk with Fruits & Veggies

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes...  Read more

Exercising with High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight...  Read more

Officially hit 185.0 today!!!! Not sure if this pregnancy will progress (hoping beta doubles tomorro
Updated 9/19/2016 6:59:23 PM

Officially hit 185.0 today!!!! Not sure if this pregnancy will progress (hoping beta doubles tomorrow) but prayers would be appreciated...We struggled with infertility for nine years...I don't want to lose our miracle baby.. 😰...  Read more

1st beta results and 2nd beta draw tomorrow :) FX
Updated 9/18/2016 8:55:58 PM

1st beta results and 2nd beta draw tomorrow :) FX for great results...  Read more

Whew!!!! T25 Speed 2.0 Beta is NO JOKE.
Updated 5/2/2016 9:04:08 PM

Whew!!!! T25 Speed 2.0 Beta is NO JOKE....  Read more

Updated 4/7/2016 9:28:30 PM
bels-exercise-1.3523084 interesting!!! Show minutes of exercise needed to burn the calories altogether with calories in food packages!...  Read more

Updated 1/24/2016 3:19:21 AM
ss-almost-impossible-1.2663585 This really makes me mad. She didn't study every person.There's many of us on here that have been successful and stayed that way. T...  Read more

If you are taking a Beta Blocker...know this

To lose weight while taking beta blockers you need to speed up your metabolism. Start eating five small meals a day. Beta Blockers restrict exercise and stamina. Talk to your doctor about moderate exercise and never go overboard. I need extra vit...  Read more

Lowering Cholesterol: Can Supplements Help?

***Supplements: Here's how to avoid being fooled by the labels:1. Get the right phytosterols. You can buy either free phytosterols or phytosterol esters. The esters are free phytosterols that have fatty acids attached to them. That makes them di...  Read more

Finer Women of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

We, the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc, are united in our pursuit of wellness and healthier lives....  Read more

You Asked: What's better, Margarine or Butter? 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

Foods That Might Help Your Eyesight

It’s a well-known fact that carrots are good for your eyesight, but did you know there are several nutrients that can keep your eyes healthy throughout your life? A healthy diet may help reduce the risk of vision issues like cataracts, glaucoma...  Read more