When did eating become so confusing? In the 1960s, studies began to show a link between heart disease and dietary fat, and fat was demonized. As it turns out, fat is nuanced and may not be so bad.
Current cholesterol tests in the UK are outdated and are putting lives at risk.
Studies show that cinnamon can lower blood lipids in people with diabetes or metabolic syndrome.
Having very high levels of HDL is associated with increased mortality. But that doesn't mean it's not 'good cholesterol'.
We need to eat a healthy diet, do some exercise and avoid stress rather than blame saturated fat for heart disease, says a recent editorial. But does the evidence stack up?
A study claims that getting 15% of your calorie intake from walnuts can help lower LDL ('bad') cholesterol – an expert takes a closer look at the results.