Cholesterol

  • Low Density Lipoproteins
    Most commonly known as LDL, low density lipoproteins are the bad cholesterol. They carry cholesterol from the liver throughout the body and let it accumulate on the walls of arteries, reducing the flo....
  • High Cholesterol Control
    What is high cholesterol control? There are many ways to answer that question, just as the asking of it can mean many things. Starting at the top, high cholesterol control is minimizing your risk of h....
  • Lower Cholesterol
    Results Not What You'd Hoped?If you've just had some bloodwork done, and the results for your cholesterol counts were not what you'd hoped, you'll be looking around for ways to lower cholesterol. Your....
  • HDL
    HDL is the acronym for high density lipoproteins, one of the two types of cholesterol found in our bodies. It is called the "good cholesterol" because it helps prevent build-up of the other cholestero....
  • Prevent Heart Disease
    If you want to prevent heart disease, you need to develop and adhere to a healthy diet, an active lifestyle, lower body weight and physical fitness. Cardiovascular disease is the number 1 killer of Am....
  • Blood Cholesterol
    Before You Take StatinsKeeping track of blood cholesterol levels has become an obsession with a whole generation of Americans. Since the discovery that blood cholesterol levels were likely responsible....
  • LDL
    LDL is the acronym for low density lipoproteins, one of the two types of cholesterol found in our bodies. It is called the "bad cholesterol" because it tends to accumulate on the walls of our arteries....
  • Cholesterol And Heart Disease
    Cholesterol and heart disease are very closely linked. Certainly cholesterol plays a telling role in arteriosclerosis, heart attacks and strokes. Every year in the United States sees some 125 million ....
  • Cholesterol Reducing Diet
    The Pattern of a Cholesterol Reducing DietIn the parts of the world where people consume large amounts of meat and dairy products, such as the United States and much of Europe, we find extremely high ....
  • Beta Glucan
    Beta glucan is a fiber-type sugar molecule that can help control cholesterol levels. It is commonly found in baker's yeast, which is the richest concentrated source. It is the key ingredient in the ch....