(HealthDay News) -- Risk factors for high cholesterol include
things you can't control, such as age, gender and family history.
But lifestyle choices -- factors you can control -- are a big part
of the equation, too.
The Cleveland Clinic says controllable risk factors for high
- Whether your diet is high in saturated fat and
- Whether you're overweight/obese.
- Whether you're getting enough regular exercise.
- Whether you have emotional stress and turn to unhealthy habits
to help manage that stress.
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