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cholesterol

Become a label ninja

The improved Nutrition Facts label makes it easier to sort healthy items from unhealthy—but you have to know what to look for.

Milk, demystified

Whole, 2% or 1%? Cow's milk or plant-based? Here's what you need to know when weighing the many options.

Start early to reduce Alzheimer’s risk

Embracing a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle in your 30s may promote better brain development in later years.

Expert tips for wrangling cholesterol

While there’s no silver bullet to achieve lower levels, experts suggest a focus on lifestyle.

Top 10 cholesterol-busters

Simple, subtle changes to your diet could help protect you from heart disease and stroke.

Patient Story

A new way of life

A retired professor charts a fresh path of plant-based eating—and he feels no need to look back.

Sweet or tart, cherries are magical

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this remarkable fruit.

Balance cholesterol naturally

Learn how to maintain the right level of the good stuff—and how to lower the bad stuff.

More than an orange

Are you getting enough vitamin C? This vital substance helps ward off disease and promotes proper body function.

Attack of the dad bod

If the world is warming to that chubby, cuddly look, is that such a bad thing? Not if you've improved from yesteryear.

Cholesterol 101: What you need to know

Underestimate the importance of diet, activity and family history at your own risk.

Patient Story

Next best thing to being there

Telestroke technology puts remote patients like Larry Veldink face-to-face with neurologists at the stroke center.