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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

High protein snack? Due to excersize need to add
Updated 7/21/2016 10:16:42 PM

High protein snack? Due to excersize need to add some calories and my protein for daily count is lower...2 birds with one stone, any ideas??...  Read more

YES!Reached all time high of 30,000 steps today!I
Updated 7/21/2016 3:40:56 PM

YES!Reached all time high of 30,000 steps today!I am tired,but it's a good kind of tired....  Read more

Just finished exercising at the park. Burned 870 cal! New highest calories burned for the past few m
Updated 7/20/2016 6:26:17 PM

Just finished exercising at the park. Burned 870 cal! New highest calories burned for the past few months!😊 but didnt have an exactly healthy breakfast today (fried rice with vegetables and pork) so..yeah.. #friendfinder #motivation...  Read more

My tracker changed calories by itself-too high
Updated 7/20/2016 4:39:06 PM

I noticed my calories in my food tracker jumped up all by themselves. I haven't manually changed them, and I think they're probably too high to be losing. My max used to be 1500 and now is 2010... Another site said I should be eating just over 1300...  Read more

Looking for a weight loss buddy! Mom of 2 boys and used to be a year round athlete in high school:(
Updated 7/20/2016 5:06:12 PM

Looking for a weight loss buddy! Mom of 2 boys and used to be a year round athlete in high school:( I want to get that body again #friendfinder...  Read more

Fact vs. Fiction About The Foods You Eat

The results: the higher the dose, the higher the participants' LDL ("bad") cholesterol and post-meal triglycerides."I didn't expect to see anything at 10 percent, but we did," says Stanhope. "Even the addition of that amount of sugar-----equivalent...  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

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