Category: Cholesterol

Cholesterol: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Coronary heart disease is responsible for 650,000 deaths each year in the United States alone and is the leading cause of death in men and women alike. Several risk factors for this disease have been identified including obesity, sedentary lifestyles, smoking, diabetes and an abnormal lipid profile, that is, high total cholesterol, elevated low-density (LDL) […]

Cholesterol and Health

Cholesterol and Health “Aggressive treatment of atherosclerotic risk factors can substantially reduce stroke risk….There is no role for Hormone Replacement Therapy in prevention of stroke. Weight loss, for overweight patients, regular exercise, and a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, cereals, and fish, as well as low in fat and cholesterol should be a standard recommendation….There […]