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Side Effects of High Cholesterol After 50

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Samantha Boesch of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 5: The topic of high cholesterol gets thrown around quite a bit as we age, and it's for good reason. We sometimes may not realize how serious it can be to have high cholesterol, especially because it can lead to a number of serious health problems.It's definitely a case of "too much of a good thing is a bad thing," because your body needs cholesterol for its production of healthy cells. But too much cholesterol, which can come from genetics or an unhealthy lifestyle, comes with dangerous side effects.We talked with Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, author of The Sports Nutrition Playbook and a member of our medical expert board, about the side effects of high cholesterol after 50 and what we can do to start making healthy changes in our life to lower these numbers.Here's what you need to know, and for more health tips, make sure to check out Eating Habits to Lower Cholesterol, According to Dietitians.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

Side Effects of High Cholesterol After 50

The topic of high cholesterol gets thrown around quite a bit as we age, and it's for good reason. We sometimes may not realize how serious it can be to have high cholesterol, especially because it can lead to a number of serious health problems.

It's definitely a case of "too much of a good thing is a bad thing," because your body needs cholesterol for its production of healthy cells. But too much cholesterol, which can come from genetics or an unhealthy lifestyle, comes with dangerous side effects.

We talked with Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, author of The Sports Nutrition Playbook and a member of our medical expert board, about the side effects of high cholesterol after 50 and what we can do to start making healthy changes in our life to lower these numbers.

Here's what you need to know, and for more health tips, make sure to check out Eating Habits to Lower Cholesterol, According to Dietitians.

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

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