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
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
Being overweight is a leading risk factor for high cholesterol. The good news is that regular physical activity will help with both weight loss and lowering cholesterol. Exercise can actually increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (b... Read more
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
"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne... Read more
I agree with most, you'll need to find a level of exercise that's sustainable for you, especially once the newness of the gym wears off and it becomes, well, work! That's why workouts are called that, to an extent...it's work! :-)... Read more
I changed my activity level from "Lightly Active" to "Sedentary" but my daily calorie limit didn't change? I just have a smaller calorie differential level at the end of the day... Does that mean Spark isn't reporting a hindrance in my progress?... Read more
i was told by my doctor my insulin levels was high and i nees to lose wieght and change my diet i really am ready do lose the pound but dont know where to syart i tryed gyms but it dont work for me help... Read more
Fatigue, Mood Swings or bouts of depression, joint aches, tingling or burning feet, sleep apnea or trouble sleeping/breathing or feeling cold or nauseated, feeling light headed or dizzy, frequent yeast infections, low HDL cholesterol levels with high... Read more
Consuming grapeseed oil is one way to lower so-called "bad cholesterol" (LDL cholesterol), while simultaneously increasing "good cholesterol" (HDL cholesterol), thereby getting your overall ratio of LDL cholesterol to HDL cholesterol into a healthier... Read more
This is a group for those anywhere in the world that either swims regularly, swims occasionally or would like to swim as part of their fitness routine. We embrace all swimmers of any level.... Read more
I must admit until I found my passion for running I looked at all types of exercise as a form of torture. I felt as though I was being punished due to my lack of discipline when it came to my eating. Exercise was like taking medicine—you know you mus... Read more
I can’t tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success. Howev... Read more
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