You know what they say about apples—one a day will keep the doctor away—but a new study finds this old saying could apply to avocados, too.
The biggest misconception is that triglycerides and cholesterol go hand in hand. Not quite. Here, experts break down why you should know the difference.
You exercise and try to eat right, but your doc is still telling you your triglycerides are too high? Maybe it’s those less-than-obvious habits (looking at you coffee drinks!) that are to blame.
Getting your triglycerides back into a healthy range often requires a one-two punch: healthier habits plus medication. We'll walk you through your options.
We'll just go ahead and say it: Omega-3s may be your magic bullet for high triglycerides. Learn how much and what type to take.
Turns out you don’t have to go all the way vegan to improve your health. A new study confirms that cutting 50% of the meat from your diet is 100% beneficial.
If you are hypothyroid and have high cholesterol, treating your underactive thyroid could resolve your cholesterol problems. Find out what your cholesterol levels should be, and the best treatment options.
A large clinical trial suggests the cholesterol-lowering medication alirocumab (Praluent) reduces heart problem and stroke risk in heart attack survivors.
Statins remain the standard of care for most people with high cholesterol levels. But for others at high risk, it is reasonable to consider a PCSK9 inhibitor.
If you’re tuned in to the new Dietary Guideline’s discussion, then you know there are some serious contention points in this latest re-vamp of the guidelines. However you feel about these nutrition recommendations, they do help to offer a template th...