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
We define activity level as: sedentary (sitting most of the day), lightly active (standing a lot - nurse, teacher), or active (moving around all day - waiter). Sedentary includes light walking on the job, light housekeeping, running errands, etc.... Read more
Eggs! I love them, every day. Cheap, yummy, but not good for high cholesterol.
I bought, which I really can't afford, EggBeaters.
Willing to give a try, not sure I will like but changes need to happen.
Support from this site has
really helped!... Read more
I am trying to eat better and keep my sugar levels even. But I can't get past my snacking habits. I love chips and other junk food. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. HELP!!! #diabetes #diet #food #health... 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
More cholesterol is produced from eating sugar than from eating fat. Although the liver produces cholesterol, the intestines also play an important part in determining overall cholesterol levels. Eat Omega 3's which will bring down your triglycerides... 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
Chances are good that you'll encounter chocolate at some point today. Chocolate has earned a bad rap as a guilty pleasure, but this superfood has some pretty amazing health benefits. We think you should feel good about eating chocolate--the dark... Read more
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