Understanding the Truth about Cholesterol

Understanding the Truth about Cholesterol

This is a guest post written by Sara Kirkham the author of The Essential Guide to Cholesterol.

For over fifty years, dietary recommendations to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) have focused on reducing saturated fat intake, with additional recommendations to also limit dietary cholesterol intake. Continue reading Understanding the Truth about Cholesterol

Top Tips for Lowering Cholesterol

Top Tips for Lowering Cholesterol

Our bodies’ cholesterol levels are only controlled to a small degree by the amount of cholesterol found in our food. Our heart health and cholesterol is still controlled by our diet, just in a different way. Higher levels of unhealthy (LDL) cholesterol and lower HDL cholesterol levels can occur as a result of a consistently poor diet combined with unhealthy weight gain and a lack of exercise.
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