Should you fast before a cholesterol test?

May 25th, 2016 by admin

“Even eating high-cholesterol foods like eggs or shrimp on the day of a cholesterol test would have little impact on results.”

Current cholesterol testing guidelines in the United States stipulate that fasting before a cholestrol test is “preferred.” But repeated studies have found no clinically significant differences between results from cholesterol tests done on a full stomach or on those done after fasting.

Read the rest of this article to learn more about fasting before a cholesterol test.

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