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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

Fats That Fight Cholesterol

If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you...  Read more

What foods are bad for cholesterol?
Updated 5/23/2016 8:11:23 PM

What foods are bad for cholesterol?...  Read more

Just diagnosed with hypoglycemia and high cholesterol !!! What do I eat or not eat now?!?!? My Bp is
Updated 5/23/2016 8:49:36 AM

Just diagnosed with hypoglycemia and high cholesterol !!! What do I eat or not eat now?!?!? My Bp is good, and I weigh 142 lbs , goal is 130 lbs...  Read more

The whole point I got on this website was because my cholesterol was too high in December. It is dow
Updated 5/23/2016 7:03:14 AM

The whole point I got on this website was because my cholesterol was too high in December. It is down, but needs to go down even further. Doctor says I have to exercise, ugh. Time to start that today...  Read more

Whoohoo-got my blood work back and my cholesterol
Updated 5/23/2016 10:02:12 AM

Whoohoo-got my blood work back and my cholesterol was down to normal! Still need to watch some aspects of my diet but great results- now to keep losing- keep moving and keep getting healthy! Feeling great!...  Read more

Bloodwork results:Triglycerides are at 85! They've never been that low. cholesterol is 177, a1c is 5
Updated 5/19/2016 10:46:00 PM

Bloodwork results:Triglycerides are at 85! They've never been that low. cholesterol is 177, a1c is 5.3, kidney function is not good though, 7pts above highest # Drs appt Monday to talk treatment plan. I'm insulin resistant and on metformin for that....  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