Ask the Harvard Experts: Should HDL Still Be Called the Good Cholesterol?

Ask the Harvard Experts: Should HDL Still Be Called the Good Cholesterol?

Q: For a long time, I thought a high “good” cholesterol level balanced out the negative health effects of a…

4 Ways to Improve Your Cholesterol

4 Ways to Improve Your Cholesterol

Every cell in your body contains cholesterol — it’s an important building block for tissues that make up your organs…

Ask the Harvard Experts: How to Ease Muscle Pain Possibly Caused by Statin

Ask the Harvard Experts: How to Ease Muscle Pain Possibly Caused by Statin

Q: I take a statin to lower my cholesterol. I have been having muscle aches, but I don’t want to…

Why (and How) to Cut Saturated Fats From Your Diet

Why (and How) to Cut Saturated Fats From Your Diet

The 411 on limiting saturated fats. Chances are, nothing good comes to mind when you hear those words. That’s because…

How to improve your cholesterol levels

How to improve your cholesterol levels

If one-third of Americans have unhealthy cholesterol levels, why did the U.S. recently change its advice to limit the cholesterol…

Statin use doesn’t always mean a coenzyme Q10 supplement is needed

Statin use doesn’t always mean a coenzyme Q10 supplement is needed

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have heard that taking coenzyme Q10 is good for people who take statins.…

Many ways to lower cholesterol will reduce heart disease risk

Many ways to lower cholesterol will reduce heart disease risk

Harvard Health Blog By Deepak Bhatt, M.D., M.P.H. Several contemporary clinical trials have shown that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs reduce the…

Feeding Your Heart

Feeding Your Heart

Changing gears on cholesterol guidelines By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RD, LDN Cardiovascular disease still tops the charts among chronic diseases in…

EatingWell: New discoveries about cholesterol hold surprises

EatingWell: New discoveries about cholesterol hold surprises

By Shaun Dreisbach, EatingWell.com It turns out cholesterol is way more complex than experts originally thought. And diet is only…