Cholesterol vs Saturated Fat?

Answer From the NIH web site"Although numerous clinical studies have shown that dietary cholesterol challenges may increase plasma LDL cholesterol in certain individuals, who are more sensitive to dietary... Read More »

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What is the relationship between saturated fats, cholesterol level, and heart disease?

It is very important to understand the role of cholesterol in the body to fully appreciate how in 1984, the leadership of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) purposefully planted m... Read More »

How long does it take for cholesterol medicine to begin lowering my cholesterol?

On One Hand: Some Lower Cholesterol QuicklyThere are four basic categories of cholesterol treating medications: statins, fibrates, resins and nicotinic acid (niacin). Statins such as Lipitor® (ato... Read More »

What is the difference between food cholesterol&blood cholesterol?

Your food's cholesterol content adds to the cholesterol that your body naturally produces. Knowing the difference between food cholesterol and blood cholesterol and how they interact can help you k... Read More »

How to Raise Good Cholesterol and Lower Bad Cholesterol?

Lowering your bad cholesterol 10 percent can decrease your chance of a heart attack or stroke by 20 percent, Harvard Medical School says. Bad cholesterol can collect on and under artery walls and c... Read More »