You can’t help hearing about cholesterol. If you turn on your TV, you’ll see ads for products like Cheerios that promise to lower your cholesterol. If you’re older, you’ve probably discussed it with your doctor or heard family and friends talk about it.
The word is thrown around like everyone should know what it means, but believe it or not, relatively few people really do. So, let’s dive into this topic, and we’ll talk about what cholesterol is, why it’s important to monitor, and how people can improve the cholesterol balance in their body.