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Test Cholesterol Resources

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Exercising with High Cholesterol

Being overweight is a leading risk factor for high cholesterol. The good news is that regular physical activity will help with both weight loss and lowering cholesterol. Exercise can actually increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (b...  Read more

What Is Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like substance. It is a building block of body cells and hormones, makes up 50 percent of your nervous system, and is necessary for metabolism. In moderate amounts, it is essential to good health. But the dangers of high ch...  Read more

Triglycerides and Your Health

If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce...  Read more

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  Read more

Your Guide to Health Screenings

You know the filter in your furnace only lasts three months before it gets clogged with cat hair, and you're diligent about getting the oil in your car changed every 3,000 miles. But do you pay attention to all the recommended tune-ups and mainte...  Read more

How do I add cholesterol count to my nutritional g
Updated 5/25/2016 3:35:26 PM

How do I add cholesterol count to my nutritional goals...  Read more

What foods are bad for cholesterol?
Updated 5/23/2016 8:11:23 PM

What foods are bad for cholesterol?...  Read more

Just diagnosed with hypoglycemia and high cholesterol !!! What do I eat or not eat now?!?!? My Bp is
Updated 5/23/2016 8:49:36 AM

Just diagnosed with hypoglycemia and high cholesterol !!! What do I eat or not eat now?!?!? My Bp is good, and I weigh 142 lbs , goal is 130 lbs...  Read more

The whole point I got on this website was because my cholesterol was too high in December. It is dow
Updated 5/23/2016 7:03:14 AM

The whole point I got on this website was because my cholesterol was too high in December. It is down, but needs to go down even further. Doctor says I have to exercise, ugh. Time to start that today...  Read more

Whoohoo-got my blood work back and my cholesterol
Updated 5/23/2016 10:02:12 AM

Whoohoo-got my blood work back and my cholesterol was down to normal! Still need to watch some aspects of my diet but great results- now to keep losing- keep moving and keep getting healthy! Feeling great!...  Read more

UnInsured or unemployed? Get Free Tests

WALGREENS offer free tests with their Wellness Bus Tour. Go to WALGEENS.COM eneter your zip code and it tells you were the bus is. These free health tests include: total cholesterol, glucose reading for blood sugar, blood pressure, body mass index,...  Read more

Not sure you have diabetes?

Publix Pharmacy offers FREE diabetes screenings in partnership with CholestCheck, a health screening services company. Sign up for free diabetes newsletter and see optional screening tests (such as cholesterol and thyroid tests) are available for pur...  Read more

Cholesterol Support

A support group for those who wish to lower their cholesterol levels and maintain healthy numbers. ...  Read more

You Asked: ''Should I Be Concerned about Going Over My Daily Cholesterol Limit?''

Is one day of high-cholesterol eating going to hurt your health? Great question! Dietary cholesterol usually gets a bad rap, but did you know that your body actually needs cholesterol? That's because cholesterol is a building block of body c...  Read more

10 Screening Tests Everyone Should Consider

With health care cost rising at an alarming rate, having a list of common screening tests to ask your health care provider about may help keep you on the path of healthy living. While many of these tests are not diagnostic in nature, they do allow yo...  Read more