Cholesterol FAQ

Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is found in the fats (lipids) in your blood. It is produced by your liver and is also found in certain foods, such as dairy products, eggs, and meat. These are some of questions that people have about cholesterol.

What is the difference between HDL and LDL

HDL cholesterol is known as "good" cholesterol because it helps remove excess cholesterol from the body. LDL cholesterol is known ...
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What to eat to lower cholesterol

Eat foods low in saturated fat some suggestions are fat free or 1% dairy products, lean meats, fish and shellfish, ...
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Checking Levels

When should I start checking my cholesterol level? Men aged 35 and older and women aged 45 and older should ...
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What is Arteriosclerosis Arteriosclerosis is a term used to describe a thickening, hardening or loss of elasticity in arterial walls ...
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Keep Levels Down

How can I keep my cholesterol level down Substitute unsaturated fats for saturated fats. Polyunsaturated fats (such as safflower and ...
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How Often

How often should i check my cholesterol? Everyone over 20 years of age, regardless to previous high cholesterol history, should ...
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