Unhealthy cholesterol levels (low HDL, high LDL, and high triglycerides) increase the risk for heart disease and heart attack. Some risk factors for cholesterol can be controlled (diet, exercise, weight) while others cannot (age, gender, and family history).
From puberty on, men tend to have lower HDL (good cholesterol) levels than women. One reason is that the female sex hormone estrogen is associated with higher HDL levels. Because of this, premenopausal women...Read more
So, how much cholesterol can you have per day on a low cholesterol diet? This is a pretty common question for anyone who has been told to... Read more »
You would think if you have high cholesterol what you need to do is reduce the amount of cholesterol in your diet and that will take care... Read more »