02/25/2014 - 16:47
Cholesterol levels are on the rise and high cholesterol is responsible for more deaths every year than breast cancer or lung cancer.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance, called a lipid, which is needed by our bodies to function normally. Our livers make cholesterol but it is also found in food. Some foods contain high levels of fat (cholesterol). If we have too much of these foods, bad cholesterol...
02/25/2014 - 16:21
According to the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC), a third of Americans suffer from high cholesterol. Understandably this makes us all wary of cholesterol, assuming that all cholesterol is bad. However, this is not the case. Our bodies need cholesterol in order to function properly. Here we look at what cholesterol is, and how it can affect you.
What is Cholesterol?
02/13/2014 - 19:57
A quarter of deaths in America are the result of heart disease. That is a statistic that should grab your attention.
This American Heart Month, health organizations across America are raising awareness of heart disease and giving advice on how you can love yourself and keep your heart healthy.
600,000 people die in America every year as the result of heart disease. In addition, 715,...