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THE TRUTH ABOUT cholesterol

More than half of adults in England have high levels of cholesterol*, a risk factor for heart disease, with as many as 7-8 million adults in the UK currently taking medication to help manage it*. But, how much do you really know about this artery-clogging fat? Christopher Allen, head of healthcare for cholesterol charity Heart UK, has the low-down.


In a nutshell, cholesterol is a fatty substance made by the liver, and is essential for keeping bones, teeth

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