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High Cholesterol

  • All About Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs
    According to the American Heart Association, there are five main types of cholesterol-lowering medications.
  • Calculating Calories and Fat Grams
    Here's a formula to help you figure out how many calories and fat grams you need each day to maintain your current weight.
  • Cholesterol in the Blood
    The cholesterol in your blood comes from the foods you eat and your liver—but your liver makes all of the cholesterol your body needs.
  • Components of Food
    When trying to make heart-healthy changes to your lifestyle and diet, it is helpful to know some basics about nutrition.
  • Cut Your Cholesterol, Without Drugs
    People with a strong genetic predisposition to high cholesterol need medication to control cholesterol. But a lot of us don't.
  • For Your Heart's Sake, Lower Your Cholesterol
    High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined.
  • Metabolic Syndrome
    Most people who have metabolic syndrome have insulin resistance. This may be a beginning of the development of type 2 diabetes.