Big Picture: High Cholesterol

"Men need to stop being stubborn."


10 Foods to Avoid When Watching Your Cholesterol

They may taste good, but these foods may not be the best choice for those with high cholesterol.

By Allison Bush

8 Foods That Lower Cholesterol

Millions of Americans take a statin to lower their cholesterol. While these drugs are powerful allies in the fight against cardiovascular disease, many people aren’t aware that diet and exercise can play an important part in reducing cholesterol as w...

By Allison Bush

How Statins Stave Off Bad LDL

Statins are the traditional drug of choice to lower low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, also known as “bad” cholesterol.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

The Latest Medications to Lower LDL

Today’s drug research is informed by genomic advances that are contributing to the creation of personalized therapies for many disorders, including high LDL,

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Reduce LDLs to Slash Heart Disease Risk

LDL cholesterol can in some cases be a predictor for heart disease, but not all LDL’s are created equal.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN