High cholesterol causes the narrowing of the arteries – atherosclerosis – heart attack, stroke and peripheral vascular disease.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance known as a lipid and is very important for the normal performance of the body. It’s mainly|It made from the liver|The liver mainly made it, but can also be found in some foods.
High levels of cholesterol may create a build-up of plaque in the arteries which can block the flow of blood and increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and aneurysms.
High cholesterol can be inherited and may be brought on by poor diet. However, levels can altered by avoiding animal-based saturated fat in diet.
This comes after it was revealed that a Nordic diet could reduce high cholesterol
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