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Speak to your doctor about your high cholesterol and blood pressure. The Sun (2016) High cholesterol can lead to heart disease. The Sun (2017)Continue to live a healthy lifestyle but have regular health checks including a blood pressure check and cholesterol check as you age. The Sun (2016)Garlic is a superfood which fights high blood pressure, high cholesterol and many cancers. The Sun (2016)All treat conditions that carry high future risks: smoking addiction and high cholesterol. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you suspect you have high cholesterol see your GP. The Sun (2016)High blood pressure and cholesterol, smoking, diet and a lack of exercise can increase the risk of the disease. The Sun (2016)All I've got is a bit of high cholesterol. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It wasn't a cursory cholesterol and blood pressure check: here was an expert in ageing helping her through the specific challenges of growing old. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your genes help determine the amount of cholesterol your body produces. Westcott, Patsy Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)Follow these simple steps to boost your good cholesterol and your heart will be like new again. The Sun (2011)If high cholesterol or heart disease runs in your family. The Sun (2010)Yet the meal has a very reasonable amount of fat and cholesterol. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Why should my cholesterol be high given my good lifestyle? The Sun (2007)We will no longer have to worry about fat grams and high blood pressure and cholesterol. Christianity Today (2000)It has been found that soluble fibre reduces the amount of cholesterol in your blood. Wallace, Louise M & Bundy, Christine Coping with Angina (1990)The evidence has been building for years that eating cholesterol does not cause high blood cholesterol. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Great for people with a history of raised cholesterol and heart disease. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is important to remember when reducing fat and cholesterol. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)One was initially tested to treat high cholesterol. The Sun (2015)They also control inflammation within artery walls and lower bad cholesterol and blood pressure. The Sun (2014)It can also help to reduce blood pressure and blood cholesterol as well keep weight in check. Times, Sunday Times (2007)High cholesterol causes no symptoms at all. The Sun (2014)She said that goat has less fat and cholesterol than mutton. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My blood pressure was high and my cholesterol was well above average. The Sun (2015)Maybe a blood pressure and cholesterol check. The Sun (2008)Many large drug firms are spending millions of dollars trying to find a medicine to counteract the cholesterol disease. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Doctors worried that such eating habits would increase bad cholesterol in the blood and raise the risk of heart disease. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Fears that eating one egg a day will lead to high cholesterol and heart disease were challenged yesterday by scientific research. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Fat must also be reduced, since the body produces cholesterol from fat sources. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)They've been found in studies to lower cholesterol and improve heart health. The Sun (2015)Each person's own body chemistry determines how much cholesterol that body will make. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Eight hospitals will initially trial it - to pinpoint a faulty gene that causes high cholesterol. The Sun (2014)Taking it around dinner time means it will hit your system when you body 's cholesterol production is at its peak. The Sun (2009)

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Translations for 'cholesterol'

British English: cholesterol /kəˈlɛstəˌrɒl/ NOUN
Cholesterol is a substance that exists in the fat, tissues, and blood of all animals. Too much cholesterol in a person's blood can cause heart disease.
...a dangerously high cholesterol level.
  • American English: cholesterol
  • Arabic: كوليسترول
  • Brazilian Portuguese: colesterol
  • Chinese: 胆固醇
  • Croatian: kolesterol
  • Czech: cholesterol
  • Danish: kolesterol
  • Dutch: cholesterol
  • European Spanish: colesterol
  • Finnish: kolesteroli
  • French: cholestérol
  • German: Cholesterin
  • Greek: χοληστερίνη
  • Italian: colesterolo
  • Japanese: コレステロール
  • Korean: 콜레스테롤
  • Norwegian: kolesterol
  • Polish: cholesterol
  • European Portuguese: colesterol
  • Romanian: colesterol
  • Russian: холестерин
  • Spanish: colesterol
  • Swedish: kolesterol
  • Thai: ไขมันในเส้นเลือด
  • Turkish: kolesterol
  • Ukrainian: холестерин
  • Vietnamese: chất cholestorol

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