Cholesterol is a type of fat that is essential for many metabolic processes. There are two types of cholesterol. HDL is the 'good' cholesterol and LDL is the 'bad' cholesterol. High cholesterol is a 'lifestyle' disease that's directly attributable to diets high in animal fats and/or trans fats.
Everyone knows that a healthy diet and active lifestyle are imperative for heart health. People who eat lean meats and a lot of fruits and vegetables have lower cholesterol levels than people who eat a lot of processed, fatty foods. People who go for a walk, run, or bicycle ride after work have lower resting […]