Slideshow: Mistakes That Can Raise Your Cholesterol

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American Heart Association: “HDL (Good), LDL (Bad) Cholesterol and Triglycerides,” “About Cholesterol,” “How To Get Your Cholesterol Tested,” “Prevention and Treatment of High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia),” “Cholesterol Medications,” “The Skinny on Fats.”

European Heart Journal: “Replacing sitting time with standing or stepping: associations with cardio-metabolic risk biomarkers.”

Harvard School of Public Health: “Abdominal fat and what to do about it,” “Fats and Cholesterol.”

Lipids in Health and Disease: “Physical activity, sedentary behavior time and lipid levels in the Observation of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Luxembourg study.”

Mayo Clinic: “To track how much fat I eat each day, should I focus on grams, calories or percentages?” “Top 5 lifestyle changes to improve your cholesterol,” “Cholesterol: Top foods to improve your numbers.”

NHS Choices: “High cholesterol – Prevention,” “High cholesterol – Causes.”

Revista Espanola de Cardiologia: “Sedentary Lifestyle and Its Relation to Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Insulin Resistance and Inflammatory Profile.”

FDA: “Medical Devices: Cholesterol.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman, MD, FACC on October 09, 2017