What is the most important number in your cholesterol test? What foods are the worst for cholesterol levels? Why are high triglycerides so bad for your heart? Being able to answer these questions could save your life. High cholesterol is one of the major risk factors leading to heart disease, heart attack and stroke. And, as your blood cholesterol rises, so does your risk of coronary heart disease. That’s why physicians tell us to know our numbers!
We’re featuring two simple quizzes from WebMd that test your cholesterol knowledge — “Test Your Cholesterol Smarts,” and “Cholesterol Numbers: What do they mean?” Take the quizzes today to learn valuable information.
For more facts on the importance of cholesterol, visit the American Heart Association’s page, “Why Cholesterol Matters.”