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Eggs are high in dietary cholesterol but only have a small effect on blood cholesterol. Experts believe healthy individuals can safely eat six to seven eggs a week without increasing the risk of heart disease. Eggs are a... More »

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the best way to maintain normal cholesterol levels is to eat a healthy diet, maintain a healthy weight, get adequate exercise and quit smoking. Adopting a heal... More »

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A total blood cholesterol level that is below 200 mg/dL is considered to be optimal for both women and men, as presented in a guideline at the National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus. A lipoprotein panel is a type of... More »

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There are no symptoms of high cholesterol; the only way to discover that blood cholesterol levels are out of range is via a blood test. Mayo Clinic recommends that everyone have a baseline cholesterol test at age 20 and ... More »

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Protein is found in seafood, white-meat poultry, eggs, beans, soy and pork tenderloin. In addition, milk, cheese and yogurt are also foods that contain high amounts of protein. For quick protein fixes, a person can eat p... More »

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According to the Institute of Medicine, vitamin D-rich foods including oily fish, mushrooms, fortified cereals, tofu, caviar, dairy products, eggs, pork, and beef liver effectively replenish vitamin D missed from the sun... More »

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