- Skipping Breakfast, Midnight Snacking May Elevate Your Risk For A Heart Attack, Coronary Heart DiseaseA Harvard study finds that eating habits, like skipping breakfast and late-night snacking, increase one's risk of coronary heart disease and a heart attack.
- Through new imaging technology, researchers have discovered a potential way to prevent heart attacks by identifying plaque signatures.
- How To Read Food Nutrition Labels: Learn The Nutritional Content And Calories Of What You're Eating [VIDEO]To balance your diet and maintain your health, know what information food nutrition labels both contain and omit.
- As Father's day fast approaches, why not give what means most? Discuss with your dad the health screenings that keep him safe and well.
- A new study shows that girls and obese kids between the ages of 9 to 18 are more likely to count calories while dining on fast food fare.
- Statins, the most commonly prescribed type of drug in the world, may block the benefits of exercise, a new study finds.
- A new study funded by the National Confectioners Association claims frequent candy consumption isn't linked to obesity or heart problems.
- Inhaling auto emissions can cause trigger changes in the protective qualities of good cholesterol. A new study finds that these changes can make it even worse than the bad cholesterol.
- Researchers discover a genetic link to levels of bad cholesterol in baboons, and think the discovery could translate to a better cholesterol treatment for humans.
- Researchers suggest middle-aged people who moderately exercise have a better chance of lowering heart failure risk.
- Treat your mom to a special breakfast in bed with low calories, high health benefits, and lots of love.
- A nutritional study reveals the cardiovascular benefits of eating whole walnuts or walnut oil.
Hypercholesterolemia is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. A number of lifestyle changes are recommended in those with high cholesterol including: smoking cessation, limiting alcohol consumption, physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight, and a diet low in saturated fats.