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Foods With Sterols Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Foods With Sterols.

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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

The Truth about Coconut Oil

Conduct a quick Google search, and you’ll find miraculous claims about a tropical fat that has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years: coconut oil.  Health claims about the oil's ability to hel...  Read more

Have Food, Will Travel

Will you be traveling for your holiday meals this year? If so, you are not alone. This holiday season, nearly 98.6 million Americans are predicted to journey 50 miles or more from home. If your plans include an out-of-town trip, your time over the ne...  Read more

I'm an outside sales rep for a premium pet food co
Updated 8/31/2016 12:42:46 AM

I'm an outside sales rep for a premium pet food company. Any tips for when I'm on the road or traveling?...  Read more

Why does reducing the fat in some snack foods (lik
Updated 8/30/2016 8:57:32 PM

Why does reducing the fat in some snack foods (like say, Cheezits) make the taste bad, but in others (Baked Lays, Baked Cheetos) the taste is improved? It seems like kind of a mean trick....  Read more

Went for Thai food tonight for dinner. After, we w
Updated 8/30/2016 8:18:14 PM

Went for Thai food tonight for dinner. After, we walked aaaalll the way back home (about half hr). I didn't have my FitBit on so cannot figure how many steps. Glad we walked instead of taking the bus. Burned some dinner calories. Yay!...  Read more

Guys, brown bread or multi grain? #breadconfusion #healthy #fitness # food #fooddilemma #eatclean #n
Updated 8/30/2016 7:09:22 PM

Guys, brown bread or multi grain? #breadconfusion #healthy #fitness # food #fooddilemma #eatclean #nutrition...  Read more

I'm taking one step at a time first step my food i
Updated 8/30/2016 9:29:33 AM

I'm taking one step at a time first step my food intake and trying to get water down then second step start exercising. Trying hard to stick to it. Back again first day was pretty good...  Read more

Moducare Immune Booster

A supplement made from plant sterols (all natural and found in plants, just more concentrated) that helps to balance and strengthen your immune system. I have been using Moducare for 2 yrs and have not had more than a couple of allergy attacks since...  Read more

Foods To Naturally Help Lower LDL

2 to 3 servings/day of soy protein; 2 servings/day of plant stanols or sterols found in products such as Benecol & Take Control margarine and lots of fiber especially from oat bran, psyllium & barley - can each lower LDL by up to 10%.(Consumer Report...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

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

SparkPeople.com 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

8 Gym Bags, 78 Items Fitness Pros Never Leave Home Without

When​ ​you​ ​get​ ​ready​ ​to​ ​go​ ​to​ ​your​ ​favorite​ ​fitness​ ​class,​ ​do​ ​you​ ​have...  Read more