What is a cholesterol limit?

Answer Cholesterol limit is the amount of low density lipoprotein (bad fat), high density lipoprotein (good fat), and triglycerides that one can have in the human body; current levels are determined via b... Read More »

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Why Should You Limit Your Cholesterol Intake?

Although a healthy amount of cholesterol may prove beneficial for the body, excessive amounts of cholesterol can significantly increase risks for serious health problems. Anyone, including children... 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 does it mean if someone has high blood HDL Cholesterol and low LDL Cholesterol levels?

These are SUPER good numbers. HDL is 'Good' cholesterol, you want to be over 40 on this one. Your HDL is SUPER high for a male.LDL is 'Bad' cholesterol. You want to be ideally below 100 on this ... 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 »