This handy pick-up guide to cholesterol is unique, including listings of cholesterol counts for thousands of everyday food stuffs. Gem Cholesterol Counter is the easy way to monitor your cholesterol. With a clear introductory section on what cholesterol actually is and how you can lower it, followed by fat and cholesterol counts for all common foods, this is an indispensable pocket-sized guide. Interspersed with interesting factoids this book dispels any myths and gives practical advice on how to lower your cholesterol in a sensible way. Factual information is clearly laid out in table format, making it quick to compare similar food products and adopt simple dietary changes to help reduce the chance of heart attacks, strokes and blood vessel problems. This is the perfect book for those following a diet plan who have previously had a high fat intake and are looking to lower their cholesterol.