High cholestrol

Also called hypercholesterolemia or LDL

Defintion of cholestrol

Your body needs cholesterol to build more healthy cells but having to much, high cholesterol, increases your chances of a heart disease


According to Health line, it says,"High cholesterol can create a bile imbalance, leading to gallstones. According to National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse, more than 80 percent of gallstones are cholesterol stones."


It does not have much symptoms but some of them are heart attack, stroke, aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease is a result of high cholesterol.


You can eat more low salt diets that could include many fruits, whole grains, and vegetables. You could try to lose extra weight and try to be healthier and have a healthy weight. Choose healthier fats and less trans fat

Food to stay away from

Try to avoid or limit fats and oils such as, lard, butter, bacon dipping, coconut oil, palm oil, and a few more. Also try to avoid trans fat such as, snack crackers, chips, cookies

Beneficial food

Some beneficial food for high cholesterol is high-fiber foods, oat bran, and oatmeal. Oatmeal is a beneficial food because it contains soluble fiber, which reduces hour LDL ( low density lipoprotein ) Soluble fiber can reduce the absorption of bad cholesterol into your bloodstream. It is also found in foods like kidney beans, pears, and apples.


Treatment usually is from self care. Treatment also includes , a healthy diet, exercise, and medications.


According to, http://news.heart.org/high-cholesterol , it says, ¨Results demonstrated a dose-response relationship between duration of cholesterol exposure by age 55 and future risk of heart disease: Participants with 11 to 20 years of high cholesterol had a 16.5 percent overall risk of heart disease. Those with one to 10 years of cholesterol exposure had 8.1 percent risk.¨ So this means the longer you have cholesterol, and higher, it means the you have a higher percent chance of have heart disease