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Cholesterol Lower Resources

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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

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

What Is Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like substance. It is a building block of body cells and hormones, makes up 50 percent of your nervous system, and is necessary for metabolism. In moderate amounts, it is essential to good health. But the dangers of high ch...  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

I decided to add a new twist to my low carb diet a
Updated 7/30/2016 12:50:11 PM

I decided to add a new twist to my low carb diet a week or so ago, and today I made a boo boo, I am not suppose to eat till after 12.... and I am not suppose to eat junk food and today I did both, but I found that I really didn't like it....  Read more

Did not lose any this week. I even lowered my calo
Updated 7/30/2016 9:51:36 AM

Did not lose any this week. I even lowered my calories this week. I didn't gain either. So flippin frustrating ! !...  Read more

My doctor started me on a low carb, no dairy diet.
Updated 7/29/2016 8:27:29 PM

My doctor started me on a low carb, no dairy diet. Does anyone have and recipe suggestions?...  Read more

Omg looking at all these low calorie salads make m
Updated 7/29/2016 12:01:48 PM

Omg looking at all these low calorie salads make me want one. They look to yummy. Cranberries sound good too. Omg I better stop lol...  Read more

Off to work, the end of the month and I'm low on g
Updated 7/29/2016 9:08:09 AM

Off to work, the end of the month and I'm low on groceries. I packed two hard boiled eggs and some tuna fish, now let's hope I can manage to stay out of any snacks or vending machines. Did pack two small chocolate chip cookies for breakfast...  Read more

Turkey Stuffing and CHOLESTEROL

The saturated fat and cholesterol in turkey stuffing can be extremely high for two main reasons: It may be made with high cholesterol & or high saturated fat ingredients, animal fats, butter and eggs; The saturated fat & cholesterol in turkey fat is...  Read more

Butter substitutes, lower in salt and low calories

1.Best Life Buttery Spray or Parkay Spray is 0 fat, sodium, cholesterol and calories 2.Crisco Butter Spray same values as above. 3.Butter Buds are no fat, no cholesterol, low calories (5 per tsp) Plus low sodium, 120mg=5%....  Read more

Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans)

We will discuss low carb lifestyles (including Atkins,Protein Power, South Beach and other doctor-recommended low carb plans), trade low carb recipes and team up to do this together!...  Read more

5 Healthy Store-Bought Breakfast Foods for Kids

By Allison Baker, Family CircleThe right morning meal can boost your child's brainpower. Stock up on these ideas for busy mornings.Evol Breakfast Burritos Available at grocery stores, $3 Kellogg's All-Bran Original Cereal Available at grocery...  Read more

Fish Recipes for Heart Health

You're off the hook for dinner tonight, thanks to these delicious (and heart-healthy) fish recipes.Crispy Fish Sticks & Chili Dipping SauceMakes: 4 servingsPrep: 20 minutesBake: 10 minutes at 450 degrees F.Broccoli-Carrot SlawI...  Read more

Cholesterol Lower. WooHoo

I got the results from my blood work up. My cholesterol is 127. I am so happy about it. He still wants me to take my meds but only every other day. You have to understand that at one time it was 255. See why I am so happy. lol I also got into my...  Read more