Heart Health Tip: Cholesterol

In this video, a Cardiologist overviews why eating saturated and trans fats creates high cholesterol leading to treatment for congestive heart failure

Do you know why cholesterol is a villain for your heart health? Our bodies need cholesterol and it is in all the cells in our body. In reality the human body makes enough cholesterol so the cholesterol we get from food is automatically excessive and from the way many people eat it’s easy to see how high cholesterol is becoming such a big problem. 

In this video, Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula overviews why eating a diet high in saturated and trans fats creates a negative impact on your body and heart.


Tara Narula, MD

This video features Tara Narula, MD. Dr. Narula is a board-certified cardiologist and an assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and associate director of the Cardiac Care Unit at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan.

Duration: 1:03. Last Updated On: April 16, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Reviewed by: Preeti Parikh, MD . Review date: Feb. 5, 2015
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