Managing cholesterol levels is vital

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood essential for building cells and producing hormones. However, when it comes to cholesterol, there are good guys (HDL) and bad guys (LDL). HDL cholesterol helps remove LDL from the bloodstream.
Why does it need to be remove? High levels of LDL cholesterol can lead to plaque buildup in arteries, increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke
Managing cholesterol levels is vital, especially as cardiovascular disease remains a leading cause of death worldwide. One way to do that is with a diet change and eating plant-based has been shown to significantly lower cholesterol levels, often with noticeable improvements within a few weeks. But how fast can a plant-based diet lower cholesterol, and what are the mechanisms behind this effect

[Read More…]