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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

anyone else doing a low carb (paleo type) life cha
Updated 3/23/2015 2:23:45 PM

anyone else doing a low carb (paleo type) life change. Getting results but sllllooooowwww!...  Read more

Have you ever tried low carb eating or LCHF? Is i
Updated 3/22/2015 8:46:41 AM

Have you ever tried low carb eating or LCHF? Is it worth it? What are your thoughts?...  Read more

Feeling kinda low and was at the grocery store and
Updated 3/22/2015 1:22:29 PM

Feeling kinda low and was at the grocery store and wanted to load up on my comfort carbs, potato chips, crackers, pizza, breaded, shrimp and come home and eat it all to numb myself but i stuck to my grocery list man it was hard but i did it...  Read more

What are your thoughts on having a low cal day? Sh
Updated 3/19/2015 10:38:26 PM

What are your thoughts on having a low cal day? Should I force myself to reach my calories, or is one day okay?...  Read more

low on magnesium
Updated 3/20/2015 11:05:12 AM

I almost never meet the requirements for magnesium or potassium. Any suggestions?...  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

Dieting or just need more fiber?

Garbanzo Beans have 6 grams of fiber,and kidney beans have 14 grams and half of the fat. Both are a good source of cholesterol lowering fiber and protein, folate and magnesium. The soluble fiber in kidney beans binds the bile attached with cholestero...  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