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What do you think of when you hear the term ‘heart healthy eating’? For many it conjures up images of small portions of bland, tasteless foods. Actually, that couldn’t be further from the truth.
This article takes a quick but in depth look at cholesterol. Test results in the 'normal' range sounds good on the surface, but 'normal' could signal that something is wrong...
Our bodies need cholesterol to create cells and perform other functions. So, our body produces 75 to 80% of the cholesterol we need, and the other 20 to 25% comes from the foods we eat.
If 75% of the cholesterol in our bodies is produced by our liver, how could it possibly be considered bad? Take a closer look at the good, the bad and the ugly truth about cholesterol.