7 Easy Ways To Keep Your Cholesterol In Check
Yes, you know that exercise and eating healthy will help lower your cholesterol. But, let’s get to the nitty gritty of what else helps you truly manage your cholesterol.
1. Know your number. To know if your cholesterol levels are normal, you need to have them checked on a regular basis. High cholesterol, linked to heart disease, is the number one cause of death in the U.S. It increases your risk for heart attack. The sooner you know your levels, the more you can do to monitor this number to stay healthy. The American Heart Association recommends getting your cholesterol checked at least once every four to six years. If you are at a higher risk, get screenings more frequently.