4 ways to lower cholesterol

Written by Linda Main and Baldeesh Rai, HEART UK dietitians, and featuring lots of helpful advice, motivational tools and recipes.  


Working together

HEART UK works tirelessly to keep heart disease as the number 1 health priority for the UK Government

Through creative and collaborative working with key opinion leaders and healthcare professionals we hope to achieve our long term vision of preventing avoidable and early deaths caused by dyslipideamia.

By working with health care professionals we hope to provide support to both you and your patients. Here are some of the ways in which we can actively work together:

Inherited cholesterol facts
  • People with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) are at greater rish of heart disease
  • At least 1 in 500 people are believed to have FH but may be more as in other European countries
  • Of the 120,000 people in the UK with FH only 15% – less than 1 in 5, know they have the condition
  • At least 28,000 children in the UK have FH but only 600 of these are known
Fact sheets
Fact sheets

HEART UK has produced a range of diet and medical fact sheets for you to use and refer to.

2015 - UCLP© foundation diet
UCLP© essentials

Explore the 5 food groups and discover how to incorporate these into your UCLP foundation diet.

Blood Fats
Blood Fats

Read our popular Blood Fats Explained leaflet.