Tuesday, March 11 2014, 01:38 PM MDT
Understand Your Cholesterol
Dr. Brent Muhlestein with Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute tells us Why It's Important to know understand your cholesterol 1. Guidelines for normal cholesterol. Understand what the numbers are, what cholesterol is and how it's impacted by food and exercise.
2.Good cholesterol – HDL – You want this number as high as possible. This is good for you and protects you.
3. Bad cholesterol – LDL – You want this as low as possible. This increases your risk of heart attack and heart disease.