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Graphical icon of a quizDid you know? Check out the Health Tip of the Month for the answer or check out the Cholesterol Quiz to see how much you know about reducing blood cholesterol. You can also Test Your Heart Disease IQ and see how well you do!

Chances are that you're visiting this web site because you want to find about more about cholesterol and how to keep your cholesterol level low or how to lower your cholesterol level if it is high.

Here are steps you can take to lower your blood cholesterol or keep it low:

Follow a low saturated fat, low-cholesterol diet.

Be more physically active.

Lose weight if you are overweight.

How You Can Lower Your Cholesterol Level

  Heart Healthy Lifestyle Changes

The Lifestyle Changes section will help you keep your blood cholesterol and chance for developing heart disease low. You will learn about the Heart Healthy Diet and being more physically active.

  Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC)

The Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) section will help you lower a blood cholesterol that is too high and reduce your chance of developing heart disease by following a low saturated fat, low cholesterol diet (TLC Diet) and how to be more physically active.

  Cholesterol Lowering Medicines

For some people it is necessary to combine cholesterol lowering medications with changes in life habits to get enough of a reduction in cholesterol. Your doctor can help to decide which combination of cholesterol-lowering activities is right for you. This section outlines the medications that are available.

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