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HDL, LDL, WTF: Cholesterol?

Gina Keatley | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

Dealing with an abnormally high concentration of fats or lipids in the blood can be frightening and perplexing -- just what do those numbers mean and why do they matter? Well, let's start with the basics.

When You Lose Weight, You're Literally Disappearing Into Thin Air

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living

The Question: According to my nutritionist, I’ve lost 15 pounds of fat this year. Where did it all go? The Answer: Our most predominant metaphor...

Soy Lecithin: Why Is It In Everything?

Amanda Greene | Posted 05.18.2013 | Taste
Amanda Greene

How could one little additive be so pervasive? Well, because it's really useful.

Why I Wish They'd Stop Running Medical Ads

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Commercials have come a long way since those matching bathtubs on the hill. Of course I'm still worried about erectile dysfunction, but first I must get a handle on my LDL and HDL. Which one indicates a cholesterol problem again?

A 'Sponge' For Cholesterol?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Visualization is courtesy of Brought to you by Deepak Chopra, MD, Alexander Tsiaras, and "Oatmeal is good...

How Much Do You Know About Cholesterol?

Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living

How often should you have your cholesterol checked? What should your LDL be? How about your total cholesterol? And which is worse: stick margarine, eg...