A new study investigates cholesterol levels across decades. It concludes that high levels in young adulthood can impact heart disease risk later in life.
Following heart-healthy dietary patterns may be the best choice for keeping cholesterol at healthy levels and arteries in good shape.
A recent review asks whether industry funding has skewed the research into the effect of dietary cholesterol on blood cholesterol levels.
People choose to become vegetarian for many different reasons, but there are a few things to consider before starting a vegetarian diet. Learn more here.
A 6-year study of 1,000 people aged 70–90 found no difference in rates of memory or cognition decline among participants who did or did not use statins.
A vegan keto diet is a very low carbohydrate diet that does not include any animal products. Learn about the possible benefits and risks and what to eat on a vegan keto diet here.
Evidence from a new study in mouse models shows that increasing the level of functional ‘good’ cholesterol may help reverse atherosclerosis in diabetes.
There are various ways to measure the percentage of body fat, and some are more high tech than others. In this article, we describe the range of methods, include those that a person can try at home.
Because the keto diet involves limiting the intake of carbohydrates, it can help reduce cholesterol levels. However, the diet is not suitable for everyone. Learn more here.
Lipitor is a cholesterol lowering statin that has a low risk of side effects. Learn about its side effects, warnings, and possible drug interactions here.