Cholesterol â€“ one of those words that frequently hits the headlines. But what is it? It gets loads of bad press but nobody really tells you what it is. Weâ€™ve all seen the adverts for various products that have been â€˜scientifically proven to actively reduce levels of cholesterol in the bloodâ€™. Ever tried these products? Ever had your cholesterol level tested? In this monthâ€™s article we will be looking at what cholesterol is and does and what we can do about it.