Cholesterol Q & A

Updated:Jan 11,2014

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Cholesterol Q&A
 

Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance found among fats circulating in your bloodstream and in all of your body’s cells.  You can get cholesterol in two ways.  Your body makes some cholesterol and the rest comes from animal products you eat such as meat, poultry, fish, eggs, butter, cheese, and whole and 2% milk.  Cholesterol is not found in foods from plants.



How do I know if my cholesterol and triglyceride levels are optimal? 

Where can I learn more about cholesterol?

Check out the American Heart Association’s Cholesterol website to learn more about cholesterol and its effects on your health.  This website can help you keep your cholesterol levels within healthy limits and reduce your risk of heart disease.


 

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