There's a condition called Familial Hypercholesterolemia. It's not quite equivalent to just plain old "high cholesterol."
Female, 5'3", 49, Starting weight: 163lbs. Current weight: 135 (more or less).
I can squat 180lbs, press 72.5lbs and deadlift 185lbs
Familial hypercholesterolemia - PubMed Health
changing eating habits can help, but management may require meds, since the body simply doesn't clear out ldl like it should. of course, cw recs for a "better" diet include more grains and less meat.
As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.
– Ernest Hemingway