In last week’s blog, we discussed the importance of preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and why we should be more aware of its impact on our health. Additionally, we discussed a couple ways of prevention. However, we’re going to address cholesterol and a big question when it comes to CVD: Is cholesterol the primary villain?
A while ago, I wrote a blog about cardiovascular disease (CVD) and how you can prevent it. I thought it might need some updates. First, I find it curious that although CVD is more likely to kill you, fear of CVD is not on the top 30 list of fears. Instead of fear of things […]
Much has been written about controlling cardiovascular disease by controlling cholesterol levels in the blood. You might not know this, but we don’t actually measure cholesterol directly. Instead, tests measure lipoproteins that transport cholesterol, which you might be more familiar with by the names HDL (high-density lipoprotein), LDL (low-density lipoprotein) et al. Levels of HDL, […]