Everything You Need to Know About Cholesterol, According to a Doctor
Gastroenterologist Dr. Raj tells you what you want to know about diet and cholesterol.
Need a Cholesterol Drug? 12 Must-Know Facts
Millions of people take cholesterol-lowering drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes. Here are 12 things you should know if you need a cholesterol drug.
10 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol
More than one in three US adults have high cholesterol, which can clog arteries and cause heart attacks and strokes. The good news is that there are a variety of strategies for lowering “bad” LDL cholesterol as well as elevated triglycerides (a type of blood-fat) with the goal of decreasing your risk for heart problems.
The Heart Attack Risk Factor You Need to Know, Especially If You’re Young
Many people who suffer heart attacks early in life have low HDL cholesterol, researchers say.
The 20 Healthiest Foods to Eat for Breakfast
These breakfast staples and mix-ins provide the energy and nutrients you need in the morning.
Is It Really Okay to Eat Eggs Every Day?
A doctor weighs in on a promising new study and some common misconceptions.
I Was Too Busy for Heart Disease Until It Almost Killed Me
Vicky seemed like an ultra-healthy, tennis playing 50-year-old. But then the extreme fatigue hit. The diagnosis? A near total blockage in a heart artery known as the "widow maker." She had an artery-clearing angioplasty, which brought a healthy flush back into her face (it had a grayish tint due to lack of blood flow.) Find out more about her symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and life after she came dangerously close to a major heart attack.
22 Heart-Healthy Foods to Start Eating ASAP
Protecting your heart goes beyond avoiding unhealthy foods. To slash your risk of heart disease it’s also important to up your intake of nutrient rich and high fiber foods, as well as healthful fats.
Cardiologists Set the Record Straight on Eggs, Coconut Oil, Gluten, and More
These are the nutrition myths heart experts want you to stop believing.
7 Causes of High Cholesterol
High cholesterol comes from a variety of sources, including your family history and what you eat. Here is a visual journey through the most common causes.
5 Things You Should Know About Cholesterol
Cholesterol is a buzzing topic, thanks to a new report from top nutrition researchers who advise the government about what and how Americans should be eating. If you’re feeling a little perplexed by all this cholesterol talk, here’s a simple breakdown of what you really need to know.