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  • 61. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains good fats like polyunsaturated fats.
  • 62. Controlling Cholesterol With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to controll cholesterol with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 63. 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.
  • 64. Trans Fats The American Heart Association clears up the confusion about trans fats.
  • 65. Good vs. Bad Cholesterol What is good cholesterol? What is bad cholesterol? The American Heart Association explains LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, ldl, hdl, cholesterol, good cholesterol, bad cholesterol, Lp(a), triglycerides, triglyceride levels, cholesterol levels, high density lipoprotein, low density lipoprotein, prevention of high cholesterol, getting your cholesterol tested, hyperlipidemia, atherosclerosis, and much more.
  • 66. Downloadable Cholesterol Tools Downloadable documents about cholesterol from The American Heart Association.
  • 67. The American Heart Association Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook Good-for-you food should also be delicious, and the American Heart Association shows how easy it is to replace the bad fats in your diet with healthier ones?without sacrificing taste?in its updated Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook.
  • 68. Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
  • 69. Cholesterol Medications 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.
  • 70. Keep Track of Your Heart Health The American Heart Association provides this list of downloadable resources and tools for your heart health.


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