HEART UK publications
Browse our range of booklets for children and adults, covering different aspects of living with cholesterol conditions.
Blood Fats Explained
An in-depth look at the different blood fats (cholesterol and triglycerides), how raised blood fats can lead to heart disease, inherited conditions that affect them, and the treatments and lifestyle changes that can help.
This booklet explains all about FH, covering what it is, what causes it, how it affects the body, diagnosis and management.
This handy leaflet explains the basics of healthy eating in a colourful, easy-to-use format. It covers all the major food groups and the healthy swaps you can make to lower your cholesterol levels.
This booklet covers the different types of cholesterol in the blood, the problems high cholesterol and triglycerides can cause and how you can lower them, with real stories to show it can be done.
FH and me
For children aged 7-11 years with FH, explaining cholesterol and FH, medicines and healthy eating.
Getting to grips with FH
For young persons aged 11-18 years with FH, explaining cholesterol and FH, medicines and healthy eating.
My family, FH & me
For children aged 0-7 years with FH, explaining cholesterol and FH, medicines and healthy eating.
Living with FH: Food Chart
Make a shopping list and write down what you like and what you don't like. Try some new food and decide if you love it or hate it.
Living with FH: Stay Active
Keeping active is really important, especially when we have FH. This factsheet has some handy tips on what to do.
Living with FH: Eat Healthy
What food do you like? What don't you like? Look out for the healthier options to spot and look out what to avoid.
Discover our 7 Day meal plan, specially created for you by Elephant Atta Chakki Gold and HEART UK.
The Ultimate Cholesterol Lowering Plan (UCLP©) is a fully flexible 3-step eating guide developed in partnership with the science & nutrition team at Alpro.
Cholesterol & You
What is good and bad cholesterol? We all need a balance. Find out how you can reduce your bad cholesterol.
Preventing Heart Attacks
This leaflet provides tips about how you can balance your cholesterol and other fats in the blood to help prevent a heart attack or stroke.
Statins & You
Some people need medicine to help lower cholesterol levels. This leaflet provides information about statins, one of the medicines that can be used alongside losing weight and being more active.