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What Your Cholesterol Levels Mean
What are good cholesterol levels? What are bad cholesterol levels? The American Heart Association explains healthy cholesterol levels and what your HDL cholesterol level, LDL cholesterol level, tryglyceride level and total cholesterol levels mean.
Lemon Green Beans with Parsley and Almonds
Try this low-cholesterol recipe for Lemon Green Beans with Parsley and Almonds.
Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease
The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
Downloadable Cholesterol Tools
Downloadable documents about cholesterol from The American Heart Association.
The American Heart Association explains good fats like polyunsaturated fats.
Keep Track of Your Heart Health
The American Heart Association provides this list of downloadable resources and tools for your heart health.
Drug Therapy for Cholesterol
The American Heart Association explains the different cholesterol medications for lowering high cholesterol including Statins, HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, Selective cholesterol absorption inhibitors, Resins, bile acid sequestrant, bile acid-binding drugs, Lipid-Lowering Therapies.
Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction
The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
The American Heart Association clears up the confusion about trans fats.
Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke
The American Heart Association explains that knowing your family history is very important when it comes to understanding your risk for heart disease and stroke, but having a family history of it does not mean it is imminent that you will get it too.