Dr. Ann

Minimize consumption of saturated fats. Fatty cuts of beef, pork, and lamb, poultry skin, whole dairy products (milk, cream, full-fat cheeses, ice cream), palm and coconut oil. Saturated fat is the primary dietary culprit that elevates your LDL (bad) cholesterol. Follow these simple strategies to raise your HDL (good) cholesterol level.  Lose weight, if overweight. […]

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control found 20.3% of all US teens have unhealthy cholesterol levels.  Although heavier teens were the most likely to have high cholesterol, even 14% of normal weight teens had elevated cholesterol levels. Take charge of the health of your teens and download the free “cliff notes” to […]