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Cholesterol

Cholesterol is created and used by the human body in a variety of normal body functions, but too much cholesterol in the blood can increase the risk of heart disease. Learn about the risks and medical problems associated with high cholesterol.

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Recommended Cholesterol Levels for People at Risk for Heart Disease

The recommended cholesterol level for people at risk for heart disease is different for every person that could be susceptible to this disease. Learn more about the recommended cholesterol levels that an individual at risk should be aware about.


8 Step Plan to Lower Your Cholesterol

Do you need to lower you cholesterol? Here is an eight step plan to lower your cholesterol.

5 Ways Cholesterol Can Affect Your Sex Life

Cholesterol occurs naturally in our bodies and it is often associated with a bad thing. Check out what we have uncovered about the relationship between cholesterol and a person's sex life.

High cholesterol is bad but can low cholesterol present any dangers? Find out the answer to this question and more in this article.

What Your Eyes Can Tell You About Your Cholesterol Levels

Do you know what your eyes can say about your cholesterol levels? Check out what we have uncovered about the relationship between eyes and cholesterol.

Did you know that lowering the levels of fat in your bloodstream may also lower your risk of developing cancer? Learn more about this relationship in this article.

Why do trans fat and saturated fat get such a bad rap?

Cities have banned them, citizens have sued over them and cholesterol levels have soared because of them. Why are a couple of bonded hydrogen and carbon atoms regarded as evil incarnate?

What's the difference between LDL and HDL cholesterol?

Unless you've been hiding under a giant cheeseburger for the past decade, you probably know that having high cholesterol is bad for you. But it's not all created equal, and knowing the difference will help you to make sense of your cholesterol test.

Foods That Lower Cholesterol

Foods and supplements that can help lower cholesterol are a powerful tool in the fight against heart disease. Learn which foods, as part of a healthy diet, act as the most potent cholesterol-lowering agents.

Foods That Claim to Lower Cholesterol

Many foods and supplements claim to lower cholesterol. But do they really work? Learn which foods are beneficial, which have no effect, and why most of them are not recommended by doctors.

Symptoms of High Cholesterol

Your body does not have a way of telling you if you have high cholesterol. However, it can lead to heart disease, so you should get a test -- and learn the symptoms of heart disease.