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 Who discovered cholesterol?

Answer François Poulletier de la Salle, a French researcher, identified cholesterol through his work with gallstones in the late 1700s. It wasn't until 1815, when Michel Eugène Chevreul was able to sepa... Read More »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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When on a low cholesterol diet, how much cholesterol can one consume?

Although it's not easy to determine how much cholesterol you can have on a low cholesterol diet--you need to work this out with your doctor and nutritionist--the American Heart Association says you... Read More »
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