Is butter really better?
Butter is back in fashion because it's 'all natural', but since it's high in fat, is it healthier than margarine? And what about cholesterol-lowering spreads?
How to lower cholesterol
High cholesterol levels increase your risk of heart disease and stroke - here's how you can help lower the level of cholesterol in your blood.
How to cut down on sugar
Here’s how you can cut down on sugars by eating fewer sugary foods, such as sweets and biscuits, and drinking fewer sugary soft drinks.
High fibre foods and diet
Find out how much fibre is needed in your diet and get tips for increasing your intake.
Cholesterol and lipid tests
A cholesterol (or lipid profile) test looks at the various levels of cholesterol and other fats in your blood.
Triglycerides are a type of fat in your blood and are usually measured along with cholesterol. Find out more about the impact of high triglyceride levels.
What is cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a fat-like substance made by your body and also found in food. It is needed for good health, but too much can increase your risk of heart disease.
Healthy food swaps
Eating fewer foods that are high in calories, fat, salt and sugars, and swapping them for something healthier is a great way to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Healthy eating tips and topics, such as vegetarian food, facts about salt, good and bad fat, healthy food swaps and how to eat a balanced diet, among others.
What causes peripheral vascular disease?
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is usually caused by a build-up of fatty deposits on the walls of the arteries inside the legs. Find out what can cause PVD.