If you have high cholesterol, a doctor or nurse will talk to you about how you can lower it.
There are several ways you can lower high cholesterol, many of which involve changes to your lifestyle.
Healthy eating can make a huge difference to your cholesterol levels and your heart health, whether your cholesterol has crept up over the years or you have a genetic condition.
According to cholesterol charity Heart UK, “too much saturated fat will raise your blood cholesterol, while unsaturated fats are more heart-healthy”.
Saturated fat is the kind of fat found in butter, lard, ghee, fatty meats and cheese.