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Sterols And Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sterols And Cholesterol.

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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

What Causes High Cholesterol?

Elevated cholesterol levels aren't caused by a high-cholesterol diet alone. The fact is, a combination of factors affect your cholesterol levels. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to high cholesterol—those that you can&...  Read more

Starting a new diet plan. Dr says my cholesterol i
Updated 5/4/2016 11:03:21 PM

Starting a new diet plan. Dr says my cholesterol is slightly elevated so I need to work on that plus weight loss! Anyone have any recipes to share? I have an 8 month old so the easier the better....  Read more

Just found out my cholesterol is high, 😵 Doctor
Updated 5/2/2016 1:36:16 PM

Just found out my cholesterol is high, 😵 Doctor said , low fat diet for a month , if my numbers don't go down in a month , then go on meds!!! I don't want that at all! Already eat low fat! Any help or ideas ?...  Read more

My cholesterol is 240?? Any recommendations on.low
Updated 4/29/2016 6:26:07 PM

My cholesterol is 240?? Any recommendations on.lowering it?...  Read more

So my cholesterol is high good and bad and I gave
Updated 4/27/2016 8:13:28 PM

So my cholesterol is high good and bad and I gave up chocolate for the most part. I need a replacement. .any ideas?...  Read more

Any tips on lowering cholesterol?
Updated 4/6/2016 5:09:32 PM

Any tips on lowering cholesterol?...  Read more

100 calorie smoothie

Try blending 1/3 cup of nonfat yogurt with 2/3 cup of frozen blueberries and ice....  Read more

Oatmeal for Breakfast!!

Oatmeal is filling and helps tide you over until lunch....  Read more

Cholesterol Support

A support group for those who wish to lower their cholesterol levels and maintain healthy numbers. ...  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

You Asked: ''Should I Be Concerned about Going Over My Daily Cholesterol Limit?''

Is one day of high-cholesterol eating going to hurt your health? Great question! Dietary cholesterol usually gets a bad rap, but did you know that your body actually needs cholesterol? That's because cholesterol is a building block of body c...  Read more