Posts Tagged ‘cholesterol’

All About Cholesterol

June 18, 2008

Cholesterol is a waxy substance that comes from two main sources: your liver and the foods you eat. Your body needs a certain amount of cholesterol to be healthy.

Too much cholesterol can clog your arteries, lower blood flow to other tissues in the body and boost your risk of heart attack or stroke. It’s also possible to have too little good cholesterol, which can predispose you to heart disease.

How to control your cholesterol

5. Low-cholesterol recipes

5. Low-cholesterol recipes

Yes, you can have your cake and eat it, too — but you won’t need the butter or refined white flour listed in the original recipe. (And no, we’re not going to make you bake a celery-and-broccoli cake.) The new rule: “Heart-healthy” doesn’t mean “tasteless and unappealing.”
Make a healthy dish today.