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A ratio of high density lipoprotein HDL to LDL low-density lipoprotein is one of several measures that may appear as part of cholesterol test or lipid profile. It may be useful in predicting heart disease…

High blood cholesterol increases risk of coronary heart disease. Some cholesterol is produced naturally in body, and rest comes from diet. Dietary factors responsible for raising blood cholesterol include saturated fats, mainly food animal trans…

Set target weight loss to help reduce cholesterol can be difficult task. It is knowing what to eat and what factors should try to improve your overall health. Starting process of assimilation of healthy diet…

Many people with high cholesterol are looking for natural ways to lower your cholesterol. You can make several changes in lifestyle, including diet, exercise and herbal supplements to improve your cholesterol level. For example, you…

Measurement of cholesterol levels is important part of maintaining healthy cardiovascular system and overall health. Their test results indicate health and efficiency of your heart and blood vessels relative and may indicate likelihood of heart…

Triglycerides are components found in blood when analyzed for cholesterol. Higher levels of triglycerides are associated with disease onset coronary artery in some people. Elevated triglycerides may be consequence of other diseases, such as diabetes…

If your doctor believes cholesterol levels may be too high, cholesterol test will be ordered. This laboratory test can reveal amounts of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol HDL, cholesterol low density lipoprotein LDL and triglycerides in bloodstream.…

The National Institutes of Health states that high cholesterol is major risk factor for heart disease, disease that kills about 500,000 people each year. High levels of cholesterol can lead to stroke, diabetes, high blood…

Banana bread is homemade treat for breakfast or snack. With relatively uncomplicated recipe, you can whip up batch at any time. For those who follow low-fat or low-cholesterol diet, not fear. With few clever substitutions,…

Having high cholesterol is widely considered risk factor for developing heart disease. For this reason, when doctors detect that patient has high cholesterol, medications often prescribed to lower cholesterol such as statins. However, if you…

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