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Ldl Cholesterol Hdl Resources

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Exercising with High Cholesterol

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

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 Is Cholesterol?

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

Heart-Healthy Benefits of Exercise

"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

What Causes High Cholesterol?

Elevated cholesterol levels aren't caused by a high-cholesterol diet alone. The fact is, a combination of factors affect your cholesterol levels. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to high cholesterol—those that you can&...  Read more

Annual physical on 8/1. Cholesterol was 220 last o
Updated 7/23/2016 11:08:58 PM

Annual physical on 8/1. Cholesterol was 220 last oct. Have cut back on restaurant eating. Any advice for having decent bloodwork next week? Any tips for what/how to eat that might help?...  Read more

LDL cholesterol was high last visit. Planning on trying a more Mediterranean diet. Anyone have advic
Updated 7/18/2016 8:35:40 AM

LDL cholesterol was high last visit. Planning on trying a more Mediterranean diet. Anyone have advice?...  Read more

I'm still going over my cholesterol daily limit an
Updated 7/11/2016 7:55:29 PM

I'm still going over my cholesterol daily limit and I thought I was watching it close and apparently I'm not....  Read more

#lowcarb Also if you are worried about cholesterol
Updated 7/5/2016 12:02:52 PM

#lowcarb Also if you are worried about cholesterol see this OSU article: Study: Doubling Saturated Fat in the Diet Does Not Increase Saturated Fat in Blood. http://bit.ly/1J2aDY5...  Read more

How does high LDL cholesterol affect our health?
Updated 6/24/2016 7:57:47 AM

if someone is having an excess of LDL cholesterol in the body, how does it affect the health? Does it cut off the blood supply to the heart & brain, what could be the other health risks that can be caused due to high LDL cholesterol? ...  Read more

Grapeseed Oil & Cholesterol

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

Cholesterol, Sugar: Whats the Connection?

More cholesterol is produced from eating sugar than from eating fat. Although the liver produces cholesterol, the intestines also play an important part in determining overall cholesterol levels. Eat Omega 3's which will bring down your triglycerides...  Read more

Cholesterol Support

A support group for those who wish to lower their cholesterol levels and maintain healthy numbers. ...  Read more

7 Tests You Should Never Skip

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

Poll: Do You View Exercise as a Punishment or a Health Benefit?

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