THE MYTHS OF CHOLESTEROL

With so many sources out there, old wives’ tales and the internet, it is hard to differentiate the truth from myths in cholesterol facts.

Studies have shown that:

42% of Malaysians below 40 have high cholesterol1.

People who are lean have an equal chance of getting high cholesterol.

52% of Malaysians who have high cholesterol are women2.

  • 1Source: National Health and Morbidity Survey 2015
  • 2Source: National Health and Morbidity Survey, 2016 MOH