Tag Archives: Cholesterol

LDL cholesterol: How low can you (safely) go?

Elevated low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or “bad”) cholesterol is a clearly established risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Lowering LDL with medications and/or lifestyle changes has been shown to lower CVD risk. Just how far to lower LDL, however, has remained controversial. Current guidelines developed by the American Heart Association, American College of… Read More »

How to eliminate cholesterol

Which can lead to heart disease, and fatty meats, but you should keep checking food labels for hydrogenated fats or oils. Good sources are cold, one of the easiest ways to cut back on fat in your child’s diet is to choose milk and dairy products that are of the lowest fat content possible. Especially… Read More »