Content by: Erin Nugent, RD
High cholesterol is one of the risk factors for developing heart disease. Cholesterol levels can be partially managed by diet. Read more!
💡 Features: Managing Your Cholesterol, Cardiac, Lipids, Fat, LDL, HDL
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High Cholesterol occurs when there is more in the body than it can use. The excess can cause build up in the artery walls. This build up will create a narrowing of the arteries and restricts the blood flow to the heart and other major organs. High Cholesterol is asymptomatic and only detected through a lipid profile blood test.
There are steps that may reduce cholesterol in the diet and lower the risks of heart disease. View the download and learn more!