Who determines healthy cholesterol numbers?

Answer The National Cholesterol Education Program determines healthy cholesterol guidelines, and the American Heart Association publishes information that physicians use to prescribe treatment plans for p... Read More »

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What do cholesterol numbers mean?

High cholesterol causes problem for millions of Americans. And yet the information available on cholesterol can be confusing. When you know more about different types of cholesterol and how they af... Read More »

What is a healthy cholesterol reading?

Cholesterol is naturally produced by the body and serves many important roles. Dietary cholesterol, when consumed in excess amounts, can lead to a number of problems. Fortunately, you can do severa... Read More »

What are healthy cholesterol levels?

Your cholesterol levels are measured via a blood test called a lipid profile or panel. It checks four areas: your total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL) an... Read More »

What healthy foods should you eat when you have REALLY high cholesterol?

I was just put on a high cholesterol diet too but my doctor gave me a list of what I can and cannot eat. Your doctor sucks for not giving you one. Here's mine from my paper:Only eat 5 ounces of p... Read More »