What is dietary cholesterol?

Answer Dietary cholesterol is in food from an animal origin and tends to raise blood cholesterol resulting in an increased risk of heart disease.FunctionDietary cholesterol is a waxy solid found in all an... Read More »

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What is the definition of dietary cholesterol?

Dietary cholesterol is the amount of fat that is consumed from eating food, such as egg yolk, shellfish, red meat and organ meat. According to the American Heart Association, the average intake of ... 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 »