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Surprising Facts & Myths about Cholesterol

Cholesterol is the most demonized, misunderstood and controversial substance in our bodies and our diets. To help clear up the confusion, the CDC has designated September as National Cholesterol Education Month. It’s also a great time to get your lipid levels checked — and if they’re too high, to work with your medical provider to reduce them. Here’s a look at nine common cholesterol myths and some recent discoveries that may surprise you.

For more information, read this months September2018HeartTalk.