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Plant Sterols Supplement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Plant Sterols Supplement.

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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

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

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

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis

When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo...  Read more

Good morning. We planted our veggies today so I go
Updated 5/20/2016 12:36:15 PM

Good morning. We planted our veggies today so I got a good workout in the garden. I can't wait to have fresh homegrown vegetables. It is well worth all the work. It keeps me busy both physically and mentally....  Read more

I'm starting each day with a plant-based protein s
Updated 5/19/2016 3:49:08 PM

I'm starting each day with a plant-based protein shake after workouts. It helps fight hunger, gives me energy and has worked for me in the past. Pros and Cons? Result difference between whey or plant based protein??...  Read more

Scary fact. Last year 34 weight loss supplements w
Updated 5/16/2016 8:23:51 AM

Scary fact. Last year 34 weight loss supplements were adulterated with sibutramine which is banned and can cause heart attacks and strokes. Do you guys really want to play Russian roulette with these miracle pills?...  Read more

Planting more flowers with still so many more to p
Updated 5/15/2016 2:36:56 PM

Planting more flowers with still so many more to plant 🌻 I don't know why I buy so many but I know that I will find a place for all and it will be beautiful. Enjoy this wonderful day ☀️...  Read more

Does anyone else have no motivation to exercise today? I spent 2 hours this morning planting trees w
Updated 5/14/2016 1:44:45 PM

Does anyone else have no motivation to exercise today? I spent 2 hours this morning planting trees with a group and now just want to curl up and sleep rather than turn on the wii u and work out #needmotivation...  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

Foods To Naturally Help Lower LDL

2 to 3 servings/day of soy protein; 2 servings/day of plant stanols or sterols found in products such as Benecol & Take Control margarine and lots of fiber especially from oat bran, psyllium & barley - can each lower LDL by up to 10%.(Consumer Report...  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?

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

Are You Spending Too Much for Omega-3's?

In 2008, over-the-counter fish oil supplement sales in the United States nearly topped $740 million. Add to that the additional $1.8 billion spent on other omega-3 fortified foods like margarine and peanut butter and you can see that omega-3 is big b...  Read more