The Skinny on Cholesterol
Here's what you need to know to keep yours low
The Problem With High Cholesterol continued...
Finally, don't forget exercise. Physical activity goes a long way toward helping you lose weight, while increasing "good" cholesterol and decreasing "bad" cholesterol. And along with a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, and whole grains, exercise can help lower blood pressure. To reap these benefits, experts suggest a total of 30-60 minutes per day of physical activity (it doesn't all have to come at the same time).
It's never too late to improve the health of your heart. Start today by taking steps to control your cholesterol, lose weight, and improve your diet. Your reward will be a longer, healthier life.