Being overweight is a leading risk factor for high cholesterol. The good news is that regular physical activity will help with both weight loss and lowering cholesterol. Exercise can actually increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (b... Read more
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
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
"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne... Read more
Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like substance. It is a building block of body cells and hormones, makes up 50 percent of your nervous system, and is necessary for metabolism. In moderate amounts, it is essential to good health. But the dangers of high ch... Read more
I am looking for some friends to help me on my way. I am 46 with 3 kids. 20 yr old daughter. 6 yr old son, and 3 yr old daughter. I start out really well but then I lose interest so I need some friends to keep me going.... Read more
I'm new here and need support system.
I am absolutely alone in my quest to fitness and would like to have friends here who'll keep me on track. I eat ok, but as of now I don't excersise at all and seriously need help getting my body moving.... Read more
I am 45 and fairly new to this site I need to loose close to 100 pounds. I have been struggling with tracking what I eat and my activity. I have medical issues that are making it hard for me to loose the weight.
I have recently joined the YMCA.... Read more
What is everyone's plan for Easter? I am going to treat it like any other day and track and do my best to keep my sweet consumption to a minimum. I always fall into this mind frame of "It only comes once a year," but this year will be different.... Read more
Consuming grapeseed oil is one way to lower so-called "bad cholesterol" (LDL cholesterol), while simultaneously increasing "good cholesterol" (HDL cholesterol), thereby getting your overall ratio of LDL cholesterol to HDL cholesterol into a healthier... Read more
Going to the doctor when you're sick is a no-brainer. But going when you're perfectly fine can be a lifesaver. "People who schedule routine visits get the best preventive services, and that sets the stage for success," says Jonathan... Read more
I must admit until I found my passion for running I looked at all types of exercise as a form of torture. I felt as though I was being punished due to my lack of discipline when it came to my eating. Exercise was like taking medicine—you know you mus... Read more
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I didn't know vinegar can reduce insulin reistence. "... vinegar's effects on the body are similar to the effects o... Read more
Yes, you read that right. There is very good scientific evidence that LDL cholesterol is not only not a problem but is actually helpful for good health.
This is a link to Dr. Perlmutter's blog, the author of "Grain Brain".
His blog links to the... Read more
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