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www.livestrong.com/article/291087-can-you-drink-black-coffee-before-a-cholesterol-test

It is generally required that you fast for 9 to 12 hours before a cholesterol blood test. Neither eating nor drinking anything but water before the test...

www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/fasting-before-a-cholesterol-test

Aug 11, 2016 ... Fasting for eight to 12 hours before a cholesterol test doesn't seem to be necessary. But for now, people should continue to follow their ...

www.goviter.com/blogs/viter-blog/why-you-can-drink-coffee-or-not-before-a-blood-test

Drinking coffee and eating are OK before some blood tests but not others, and some doctors say any black coffee at all before is OK even before a cholesterol ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15928258

May 31, 2005 ... BACKGROUND: Although patients are instructed to abstain from food before having blood drawn for lipid analysis, many still drink coffee in the ...

www.everydayhealth.com/cholesterol-specialist/coffee-before-cholesterol-testing.aspx

Apr 26, 2010 ... I had a few cups of black coffee (no cream or sugar) before a cholesterol test. Will it affect the results, and if so, how? Can I have any liquids ...

blog.aarp.org/2012/11/14/skip-fasting-before-a-cholesterol-test-study-says

Nov 14, 2012 ... Those who ate an hour before a cholesterol test had triglyceride levels ... levels may still require fasting cholesterol tests, others should check ...

healthyliving.azcentral.com/can-you-drink-black-coffee-before-a-cholesterol-test-12217441.html

The most accurate test to determine your cholesterol requires fasting for 12 to 14 hours before a blood sample is taken. Fasting is necessary because triglyceride ...

cholesterolguardian.com/can-drink-coffee-fasting-blood-test-cholesterol

May 5, 2016 ... Prior to a blood test, it is common that fasting is required. Commonly, it is done for 9 to 12 hours before the test is performed, according to the ...

www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2012/11/13/165046419/ok-to-eat-before-rolling-up-sleeve-for-cholesterol-test

Nov 13, 2012 ... Before filling one of these tubes with blood for a cholesterol test, you're ... and inconvenience can discourage people from getting their cholesterol tested, ... "If they just have a piece of toast and a cup of coffee, it's not going to ...