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Cholesterol is a fat-like substance in the body. Cholesterol has been associated with an increased risk for heart and blood vessel disease.Although some cholesterol is obtained from the food we eat most cholesterol is formed in the liverĀ and other tissues. This treatment of elevated cholesterol not only involves diet but also weight loss, regular exercise and medications.

Following healthy diet and practicing exercises may help in cutting down the risk factors related to high cholesterol.