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Martha Jefferson Healthwise -- September 16th

September 16, 2009

In this week's Martha Jefferson Healthwise, we take a closer look at cholesterol, including the problems associated with high cholesterol and how to keep your levels low.

Registered Dietitian Dave Stebbins joined CBS19's Cheryn Stone to discuss cholesterol, both the good and the bad, as well as what cholesterol levels mean and why you need to pay attention to it.

**Click on the video link to watch the full interview with Dietitian Dave Stebbins***

Here is a summary of the interview:

High cholesterol is a common problem without symptoms. If your doctor diagnoses you, eating a plant based diet, decreasing saturated fats and losing weight are some ways to start taking control and manage high cholesterol levels.

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