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Plant Sterols Supplements Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Plant Sterols Supplements.

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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

Who takes supplements here? What do you take and w
Updated 8/17/2016 2:41:30 PM

Who takes supplements here? What do you take and what flavors do you like and dislike? I'm currently taking C4 Sport (Blue Raspberry) before every workout and looking to try adding BCAAs...thoughts?...  Read more

Just curious why does taking food supplements/vita
Updated 8/16/2016 9:37:53 PM

Just curious why does taking food supplements/vitamins makes other people fat??...  Read more

I'm just curious do supplements have calories too?? Cuz' i know some people that when they started t
Updated 8/15/2016 9:08:59 AM

I'm just curious do supplements have calories too?? Cuz' i know some people that when they started to take foodsupplements/vitamins there gaining weight too.Why? #THANKYOU #TIA...  Read more

Does anyone take any vitamins or supplements that
Updated 8/11/2016 3:25:00 PM

Does anyone take any vitamins or supplements that have contributed to their weight loss or simply have just helped with getting the needed vitamins throughout the day? If so which ones? Thank you in advance...  Read more

Seriously thinking about going plant based. I'm no
Updated 8/11/2016 6:52:02 AM

Seriously thinking about going plant based. I'm not a big meat eater but love dairy. So that would be hard. But I have been praying about it and I want to give it a shot again. Anyone else plant based?...  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