Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

Nearly 105 million American adults have total blood cholesterol values of 200 mg/dL and higher, and about 37 million American adults have levels of 240 or above, according to the American Heart Association. In adults, total cholesterol levels of 240 mg/dL or higher are considered high, and levels from 200 to 239 mg/dL are considered borderline-high.

Among products offering heart-health benefits are CocoaVia bars. The bars contain flavanols and phytosterols and are available in Chocolate Crunch, Chocolate Almond Crunch, Chocolate Blueberry Crunch, and Chocolate Cherry Crunch varieties.Diet is one obvious factor that affects cholesterol levels. High intake of saturated fat is linked with higher cholesterol levels. But diet also has …

Cholesterol levels and relation to risk of heart disease.

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
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