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Monthly Archives: February 2024

Cholesterol Blood Test: The Basics, the Benefits, and the Recommendations

How a cholesterol blood test, also called a lipid panel or lipid profile, can tell you the levels of different kinds of cholesterol in your body¹²³⁴⁵. A short guide: 1. What’s Measured: The test mainly measures your: High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, called the “good” cholesterol because it helps take LDL cholesterol out of your blood²³⁴⁵.…

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How Stress Can Raise Your Cholesterol Levels and What to Do About It

How stress, which can make your body react in different ways, may affect your health and cholesterol. A short guide: 1. Stress Response: When a person has stress, their body gets ready for a high-energy, fight-or-flight response¹. The body makes hormones like epinephrine (adrenaline), norepinephrine, and cortisol¹. Epinephrine makes the heart work harder, making the…

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How to Make Low-Cholesterol Meals in 30 Minutes or Less: Tips and Tricks for Busy Cooks

How some fast and good low-cholesterol food ideas that you can make in 30 minutes. A short guide: 1. Roasted Salmon Tacos with Corn & Pepper Salsa: A honey-and-chipotle sauce makes this roasted salmon sweet and spicy¹. 2. Chicken & Vegetable Penne with Parsley-Walnut Pesto: A fast pasta recipe with homemade pesto, chicken, and vegetables¹.…

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