With the new year around the corner, it's time to start thinking about what resolutions we'd like to make for 2012. If you haven't already considered it, why not make keeping your cholesterol -- and your heart -- healthy a priority for the new year. Although your genes can play a big role in high cholesterol and heart disease -- so does your lifestyle. Are you eating healthy or do you have any bad habits (such as smoking or stressing out a lot) that may be preventing you from having a healthy heart? This article will help address the top lifestyle faux pas that could be affecting your cholesterol and ways you can address them.
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