We cannot live without cholesterol, but when levels of low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol are too high, it can be dangerous to our health.
Your diet or simply your lifestyle can adversely affect cholesterol metabolism and increase the risk of vascular disease.
Do I have raised cholesterol levels or not? One is not aware of the blood cholesterol and the influence on the arteries and other organs takes years.
It’s important to know the numbers of your cholesterol levels, so that you can make informed choices about your diet and lifestyle.
Certain lifestyle changes can make a huge difference to your cholesterol levels and often even more so to raised triglyceride levels. Here’s more about these.