Cholesterol Learning Hub & Resources
If you struggle with high cholesterol and want to start making lifestyle changes, getting started can be tough. It can feel like information overwhelm, especially when you’re faced with conflicting information from different sources. Whether you’re just learning about cholesterol or are looking for advanced tips, you’re at the right place.
Disclaimer: This page provides an overview of articles about cholesterol. It is for informational purposes only and is not meant to provide medical advice. Please talk to your doctor about your health concerns and consult them before taking any supplements or making changes to your supplement regime.
What is this page about?
Our goal at Microbiome Plus+ is to compile the latest cholesterol science in an easy-to-understand way so that you can start making healthier choices today.
This page is your ultimate cholesterol learning hub—it is a collection of 19 articles that cite hundreds of scientific studies on the subject of cholesterol and heart health.
Start reading to get holistic information about everything from what cholesterol is to how to modify your diet to labs and the best supplements for heart health.
What is cholesterol & is it good for you?
Learn about what cholesterol is, how it works in the body, and how different types of cholesterol can impact your health.
High cholesterol causes & stats
Understand the myths, facts, and statistics about high cholesterol.
- 4 Root Causes of High Cholesterol (Myths and Facts)
- 100+ Cholesterol Statistics & Heart Health Facts (2022)
Diet & cholesterol-friendly foods
Read about how to support healthy cholesterol levels with diet based on the latest evidence.
- The Heart Healthy Diet Facts & List of Foods
- 11 Foods that Actively Lower Your Cholesterol
- Is Coconut Oil Bad for Cholesterol & Heart Health? (2023)
How to improve your heart health
Find out how to improve your heart health with lifestyle, diet, and supplements.
Cholesterol & heart disease link
Learn about the link between high cholesterol and heart disease.
Your gut microbiome & cholesterol
Uncover the link between your microbiome health and cholesterol.
- The Best Probiotic for Heart Health and Cholesterol (LRC)
- Are Your Gut Microbiome Bacteria Healthy or in Dysbiosis?
- Top Probiotics Recommended by Doctors & How to Choose
How L. Reuteri supports cholesterol health
Read the studies that support the use of L. Reuteri NCIMB 30242 for cholesterol and heart health.
- Benefits of L. Reuteri for Cholesterol
- Lactobacillus Reuteri Clinical Studies & Probiotics Research
- How to Maximize L. Reuteri NCIMB 30242 Probiotic Benefits
Should you avoid plant sterols?
Understand why new research cautions about the risks of plant sterols, although they are often marketed as heart-healthy supplements.
- 8+ Reasons to Avoid Plant Sterols (Side Effects & Risks)
- Plant Sterols and Stanols: Benefits, Dangers, Foods
Supplements for cholesterol health
Learn about supplements for lowering cholesterol and improving your gut health.
- Microbiome Supplements Work & Here's Why
- When & How to Take Digestive Enzymes
- How to Take Colon Cleanse Pills & Detox Naturally
- When to Take Prebiotics & How to Boost scFOS Benefits
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