Many people believe that heart disease only affects older men. This is a stereotype that is not true. The reality is, heart disease is the #1 cause of death for … read more
Articles Tagged: cholesterol
Dietary Fat and Cholesterol
Dietary fat found in food is important for your health and is needed for normal growth and development of your body. Dietary fat has many different functions in your body, … read more
As with many aspects of health, your cholesterol can be impacted by your diet. Levels of physical activity and genetics also play a role in your cholesterol levels. While you … read more
I suffer from pain in my left arm and chest. My blood pressure is also sometimes high. What should I do?
Chest pain is a common sign of heart trouble in older adults, although thankfully problems like heart attacks are very rare in adolescents and young adults. Chest pain that moves … read more
Am I eating a healthy amount of dietary fat?
Having fat in your diet is important, but eating too much fat, especially saturated fat, can be unhealthy.Take our quiz to see how well you are balancing the amount of fat you eat!