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Healthy living: resources
It’s not always simple to change your diet and lifestyle. Our resources are here to make it easier for you.
You can download any of our resources for your own use. If you are a health professional you can use these with your patients.
If you want to know more about familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), then “Inherited Heart Conditions – Familial Hypercholesterolaemia” is an essential read. » Download a copy here (PDF).
If you want an “at a glance” guide to healthy eating then contact us for a copy of our very popular diet guide.
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You can download PDF’s of the factsheets by clicking on the links below.
D01 The portfolio diet
D02 For good cholesterol levels
D03 Diet and high blood pressure
D04 Fruit and vegetables
D05 Losing weight - how to achieve success
D06 Eating out
D07 Eating out - best choices
D08 Healthy lunchboxes
D09 Eating for a healthy heart - vegetarians
D10 Mediterranean diet
D11 South Asian diet and cholesterol
D12 Afro-Caribbean diet and cholesterol
Ultimate Cholesterol Lowering Plan
A Cholesterol and lipoproteins
B Physical activity
C Inherited high Cholesterol (FH and FCH)
E Calculating cholesterol
F Children and raised cholesterol
I Risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD)
J Statins - all the same?
N Sympathetic insurers
O Statins in pregnancy – a lipid specialist view
P Cholesterol and triglyceride levels conversion