Looking for a life makeover? Grab an issue of the January-February 2016 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines for tips on how to eat well, become physically and financially fit, and take chances on love again, beginning with the cover story of Heart Evangelista.
High blood cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia, is a problem that hounds many Filipinos. It’s not surprising, given our partiality to fatty foods. Normal cholesterol levels go up to around 200 milligrams/deciliter. Anywhere between 200 mg/dL and 220 mg/dL is on the borderline. Above 200 is considered high. In order to live well even if you have hypercholesterolemia, you have to make certain sacrifices that will not only affect you, but also the rest of your family.
Check out the gallery below for tips on healthy living despite this condition.
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(First published in Good Housekeeping Magazine, Features section as "Out of Danger" in January-February 2009; adapted for use in Female Network. Photo by Gene Han via Flickr Creative Commons)