Cholesterol health centre

Coconut oil: not so good after all?

Nutrition experts are at war over coconut oil, and we ask - is it a wonder food, or should we be careful how much we consume?

Lose weight and lower cholesterol

Today, Australia is one of the fattest nations in the world, with obesity becoming the single biggest threat in the country to public health.

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Eggs: We settle the debateDo eggs really affect your cholesterol levels? It's one question that has divided dieters, health... Why you should stop your fad dietWhile we pour our savings into the latest diet fad, we aren't getting any thinner. The Australian... Can alternative therapies help your heart?Can certain foods and herbal remedies lower your cholesterol without the need for statin... The workout that reverses heart disease riskA Queensland study suggests we should be focussing on fitness rather than weight loss if we want to... 'I was diagnosed with high cholesterol at 12'While high cholesterol is usually associated with a poor diet rich in saturated fat and a lack of... Is the 'caveman' diet safe?With its long list of promises to ward off chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease,...

Celeb parents: Fit and over forty

These celebrity parents have got staying in shape down to a fine art.

Does margarine lower cholesterol?Many people believe plant sterol-enhanced spreads are a cure-all for high cholesterol, but that's not the whole story, say experts.

The hidden secrets of "health" foods

Take a closer look at that label. Your choices may not be as "healthy" as you think.