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High Cholesterol

Expert advice on how to maintain healthy cholesterol levels.

The key to lowering low-density lipoproteins (LDL), or bad cholesterol, can be as easy as modifying your diet.

Cholesterol is the perfect example of getting too much of a good thing. On one hand, your body needs this waxy, fat-like substance (fun fact: it makes up every cell of your body).

Don't know your HDL from your LDL? Our experts explain why understanding what your numbers mean could save your life.

For years you've been told that the saturated fat you eat is public enemy No. 1 in the battle against obesity and heart disease. Turns out, it may actually be — gasp! — good for you.