Natural Cholesterol Management

If your recent blood work has shown elevated cholesterol levels and your doctor has expressed concern, consider a healthful diet, active lifestyle, and the incorporation of key nutritional supplements as an effective approach in promoting healthy cholesterol balance.

Cholesterol plays many important roles in the body, including providing structure to cellular membranes, creating bile acids used to digest fats, and is a basic building block for making hormones (such as sex hormones and stress hormones), as well as for making vitamin D. Beyond these beneficial roles in the body, excess accumulation of cholesterol that does not get used for these normal body processes can be problematic. Elevated cholesterol levels are linked to heart attacks and strokes. It is especially worrisome if you have a high degree of inflammation in your body.  Continue reading “Natural Cholesterol Management”

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