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Sterols Cholesterol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sterols 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

Got my blood work back from my dr my cholesterol l
Updated 6/11/2016 8:27:31 AM

Got my blood work back from my dr my cholesterol levels are incredibly good and my triglycerides are even better! Feeling great. Have a great Saturday everyone!...  Read more

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New studies actually show decreased cholesterol, except for a small sub group of people. There are a few u-tube videos of scientific conferences that run through the fat vs carb burning physiology as well as the doctor from the Duke Universty progra...  Read more

Anyone know if cholesterol is necessary in a diet?
Updated 6/6/2016 4:34:59 PM

Anyone know if cholesterol is necessary in a diet? I usually only have between 0-10 a day.....I read that your gut makes cholesterol anyways???? Any info appreciated!!!...  Read more

How do you raise your good cholesterol?
Updated 6/2/2016 11:26:46 PM

How do you raise your good cholesterol?...  Read more

I just found out I have high cholesterol and high
Updated 5/28/2016 4:10:58 PM

I just found out I have high cholesterol and high blood pressure the doctor says if I lose weight I can get off meds #whyidothis...  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