Posts Tagged ‘HDL’

Maintaining healthy levels of LDL

Maintain healthy LDL levels is considered to be one of the most important factors in reducing a person’s risk of heart attack, stroke, and artery disease. While most know LDL simply as bad cholesterol, LDL actually stands for low density lipoproteins. When a person’s levels of LDL are consistently high (over 130) it causes the [...]

Foods to help lower cholesterol

Are you looking for ways to lower cholesterol? People these days are very conscious of their weight and their cholesterol level as well. It is not surprising to find people searching for tips and suggestions on how to lower their high cholesterol. Perhaps it is because of the health disadvantages that can result. Several heart [...]

Learn about low cholesterol food and triglycerides

When it comes to learning how you can become more healthy, you will be able to lower your cholesterol and you’ll want to verify your body’s levels of a fat known as triglyceride. You will discover that cholesterol and triglyceride are each lipids in your body that will help your body to survive. For those [...]

Good and Bad Cholesterol Explained

Most have heard the term cholesterol but how many of us really understand the true importance good and bad cholesterol? It is not often that one of your friends calls, texts, or tweets us to brag about his/her good cholesterol being 60 mg/dl and his/her bad cholesterol coming in at around 100 mg/dl. Anyone who [...]

Getting to know the Cholesterol scale better for optimal heart health

The cholesterol scale presents us with a snapshot of cholesterol; both good and bad. Most cholesterol scales have three different categories; total cholesterol, low density lipoproteins (LDL), and high density lipoproteins (HDL). In this article we will present the cholesterol scale used by the American Medical Association along with brief descriptions of both LDL and [...]