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High Ldl Resources

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Exercising with High Cholesterol

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

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

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

Heart-Healthy Benefits of Exercise

"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

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

I'm doing a low carb high fat meal plan for now. W
Updated 7/23/2015 7:18:51 PM

I'm doing a low carb high fat meal plan for now. What do you believe should be considered low carb for a whole day? This is new for me. Thoughts?...  Read more

High weight and low rep or Low weight and high rep
Updated 7/28/2015 8:58:20 AM

Hey guys! I recently joined a gym and started working out there. I am going to be mixing cardio days with weight training days but I need help. I am 234 pounds right now. My doctor said my healthy weight is 215 and under due to my build. What kind of...  Read more

Almost back in the 280's from my highest weight of
Updated 7/22/2015 10:59:41 PM

Almost back in the 280's from my highest weight of 323. I won't give up! I had fotten down to 253 at one point but then I gained it all back and then some. I'm going all the way this time! Slow and steady wins the race!...  Read more

Is high protein most important for weight loss?
Updated 7/26/2015 2:11:43 PM

Hello. I am 35 years old and need to lose around 40-50 pounds. Losing weight has always been extremely hard for me. So, in addition to exercise, which is the best: High Protein, Low Calories, Low Carbs, or Low Fat? Thank you!...  Read more

ARE YOU TAKING HIGH CHOLESTEROL PILLS?
Updated 7/25/2015 9:22:40 PM

Well I made it to two months short of 63 years of age without taking any pills. As of two weeks ago I now take high cholesterol meds. Anyone have side effects? I read pros and cons of taking the meds if you have no other medical problems. Whats y...  Read more

Eating Cloves Can Lower Cholesterol & Triglycerides

About 1/2 tsp of cloves ( ground or whole) daily lowers LDL cholesterol and triglycerides...Garlic and nutmeg fight bacteria...  Read more

Grapeseed Oil & Cholesterol

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

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

To help each other with High Blood Pressure...  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

7 Tests You Should Never Skip

Going to the doctor when you're sick is a no-brainer. But going when you're perfectly fine can be a lifesaver. "People who schedule routine visits get the best preventive services, and that sets the stage for success," says Jonathan...  Read more

High LDL

I went to the doctor for a physical last week and they did some blood tests and I got the results today. I have high cholesterol. 40 I thought I was healthy. Now I'm worried I have no idea what's really going on. I've been losing weight...  Read more