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Plant Sterols Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Plant Sterols Benefits.

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

An Introduction to Companion Planting

Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy...  Read more

Loving the benefit of having it but be AWARE don't lose your charger cord!!!! otherwise they will al

Loving the benefit of having it but be AWARE don't lose your charger cord!!!! otherwise they will all pass you in the challenge and you'll go insane like me, one day I will be an organized good person lol...  Read more

Benefits of pure cold-pressed coconut oil
Updated 11/18/2015 1:39:41 PM

The brown, hairy fruit of the coconut palm tree, coconut has a hard shell covering the white nutmeat inside, which is very rich in fat. Some coconut oil products are labeled "cold pressed." During cold pressing, the oil from the coconut meat is mecha...  Read more

I get the same benefit - if I skimp on my core wor

I get the same benefit - if I skimp on my core work for more than a few days, I start to feel the pain creep back up to levels that need painkillers. Congrats and keep up the good work!...  Read more

Not to mention the added benefit of liquid/hydrati

Not to mention the added benefit of liquid/hydration (I count herbal tea towards my water count, but not black/green/oolong-personal choice)....  Read more

The benefits of laughter on human health
Updated 11/6/2015 2:15:07 PM

Health benefits of laughter Studies and medical research has shown that laughter varying effects on human health. What we do know, and we see that laughter relieves pain and reduces stress and makes us happy, but would we expect that also streng...  Read more

Rooibos Tea

I drink rooibos tea with white stevia throughout the day. It keeps me hydrated with 0 calories, tons of flavor, and has anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties....  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

Eat To Live

A group for those following Dr. Fuhrman's guidelines for a plant based, nutrient-dense, healthy lifestyle. NEVER feel deprived. Gain health, lose weight, live well. EAT TO LIVE!...  Read more

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

The No-Stress, No-Guilt Approach to Meatless Meals

I'm thrilled to announce that SparkPeople has just published the first in a line of ebooks, "Easy Vegan Meals by SparkPeople: The No-Stress, No-Guilt Way to Reap the Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet." As many of you know, I am editor of...  Read more