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How Lowering Cholesterol can Reduce Heart Disease

Lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol can reduce your risk of heart disease. That is the conclusion of a recent meta-analysis, a study that combined data from 49 randomized clinical trials with a total of 312,175 participants.

What’s A Top Contributor to Heart Attack or Stroke but has No Symptoms?

Cholesterol. Cholesterol levels do not cause symptoms for many years. Yet, if you know your cholesterol levels, you can help prevent heart disease. Only about 70% of adults in the US have their cholesterol levels tested. September is National Cholesterol Education Month—and time to learn about cholesterol and its role in heart disease. What is […]

Eating Less Sugar Reduces Risk of Heart Disease

Eat less sugar. That’s the conclusion of a recent study published in the journal Atherosclerosis that investigated the effects of sugar consumption on cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Cholesterol and triglycerides are markers of heart disease, which is the number one killer of Americans according to the Centers for Disease Control. Cholesterol and triglycerides are fats […]