Cholesterol for Parents
Most parents probably don't think about what cholesterol means for their kids. But high cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease, which has its roots in childhood.
What's Cholesterol? for Kids
Chances are, you've heard about cholesterol a lot lately, but you might be wondering what it is. Here's your chance to get the lowdown in our article just for kids.
Cholesterol for Teens
Cholesterol is a type of fat found in your blood. The body needs some cholesterol, but too much can be a problem. Discover more about cholesterol in this article for teens.
Blood Test: Lipid Panel for Parents
Results from a lipid panel enable your doctor to evaluate the levels of different kinds of fats in your child's blood.
Figuring Out Food Labels for Parents
Find out how to make healthy food choices for your family by reading food labels.
Food Labels for Teens
Look at any packaged food and you'll see the food label. This nutrition facts label gives the lowdown on everything from calories to cholesterol. Read more about food labels.
Metabolic Syndrome for Parents
Metabolic syndrome is a group of health problems that put kids at risk for heart disease and diabetes. With lifestyle changes, many kids improve their health and reduce their risk of disease.
Figuring Out Food Labels for Kids
The food label on a food package is a lot like the table of contents in a book - it tells you exactly what the food contains. Read our article for kids for more about food labels.
Metabolic Syndrome for Teens
Metabolic syndrome is a signal that someone could be on the road to serious health problems. Find out more in this article for teens.
Nutrition Basics for Teens
Find out how to make good restaurant choices, how to be sure your diet has the right nutrients, and more.