Also called hypercholesterolemia or LDL
Defintion of cholestrol
Food to stay away from
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.
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