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One egg contains 186 mg of cholesterol.

Eggs aren’t bad for cholesterol: saturated and trans fats are

Research has found that saturated and trans fats may be worse for cholesterol than foods that are high in cholesterol, like eggs.
To calculate total cholesterol, your doctor will have you take a lipid panel.

How to calculate total cholesterol and what it means for you

You can calculate your total cholesterol — including LDL, HDL, and triglycerides — with a blood test, so your doctor can determine the best treatment.
Research has found that losing 5% to 10% of your weight can significantly lower triglycerides.

How to lower triglycerides with lifestyle changes and medication

You can lower triglycerides with weight loss and exercise, and if your levels are really high, your doctor may also recommend medication.
Some of the main causes of high cholesterol are fatty foods and a sedentary lifestyle.

What causes high cholesterol? Dairy, smoking, genetics, and more

Many of the most common causes of high cholesterol are lifestyle-related; consuming fewer fatty foods and quitting smoking could benefit your heart.
LDL cholesterol can clog your arteries and increase your risk of heart disease and stroke.

What is good cholesterol? The difference between HDL and LDL cholesterol

HDL, or "good," cholesterol helps remove excess LDL cholesterol in your bloodstream that can increase your risk of heart disease and stroke.
You can lower cholesterol by eating foods with healthier fats — like avocados — and exercising regularly.

How to lower cholesterol with the right diet and exercise regimens

It generally takes at least three months to lower cholesterol and you'll need to maintain a healthy lifestyle afterward for any change to stick.
An apple a day is good, but two may be best for your heart.

Eating 2 apples a day may lower cholesterol, helping ward off heart attacks and strokes

The small study showed the apples were superior to an apple-juice drink, likely due to their fiber content.
An avocado a day may keep the doctor away.

An avocado a day could lower your ‘bad’ cholesterol levels and reduce your risk of heart disease

"Bad" cholesterol means LDL (low-density lipoprotein), and having too much can clot arteries and lead to heart problems.
Could just one pill a day save millions of people from heart attacks?

A simple ‘polypill’ taken every day can cut the risk of heart attack in half, but some doctors are still hesitant to recommend it

New research shows the pill can benefit heart health, especially when taken regularly. Some health experts oppose the one-size-fits all solution.
The traditional Ramadan fast is similar to types of intermittent fasting. Both may have health benefits.

There’s more evidence that fasting may make you healthier, and it comes from studying Ramadan observers

The study included 14 people who fasted from dawn to sunset for Ramadan. Previous research has shown intermittent fasting may help with weight loss.