Cholesterol 101

Nutrition and Cholesterol

Nutrition and cholesterol go hand-in-hand, right? After all, General Mills claims its Honey Nut Cheerios is clinically proven to lower cholesterol. But what exactly is cholesterol? And why does it need to be lowered?

Read on to learn what cholesterol does, the difference between good and bad, high and low cholesterol, and what you can do to stay healthy.

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May 19, 2015

Last Updated:
May 20, 2015