It is always worth checking labels on foods as many contain sneakily high levels of saturated fat.
The NHS recommends that we should all aim to do at least two and a half hours of exercise a week.
Exercise has been proven to help lower cholesterol, as a sedentary lifestyle can contribute to higher cholesterol.
The NHS says: “Try a few different exercises to find something you like doing. You’re more likely to keep doing it if you enjoy it.”
Smoking is harmful to your health in so many ways but it can raise your cholesterol too.