Confused about if the numbers on your cholesterol lab results are good or bad? A preventative medicine doctor breaks down the info.
Developing a healthy strategy for fat management can help prevent heart issues and Type 2 diabetes.
You’ve developed a weight loss plan and set goals, stayed disciplined and lost the weight! But have you ever wondered where those shed pounds actually went? Steven Nissen, MD, explains the answer.
Are your numbers are where they should be? Find out what you need to know, and get tips for heart-healthy living.
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Key measurements reveal the health of your heart and cardiovascular system. Are your numbers where they should be? Tap on our interactive guide to find out.
Did you know that triglycerides are not a type of cholesterol? But high levels of this blood fat are also linked to coronary heart disease. Find out if your levels put you at risk and learn how to lower them as we “decode” triglycerides.
If you’re taking supplements like fish oil or a multi-vitamin in the hopes of improving your cholesterol counts, save your money. There are better, more effective strategies. There’s no scientific evidence that fish oil supplements will lower your cholesterol, says dietitian Julia Zumpano, RD. Fish oil will not prevent heart disease. It can, however, help … Read More