Low HDL

Low HDL

The message that appears to be making the rounds at the present moment is that high cholesterol is a very bad thing. While this can be true, at the same time it is also quite misleading. There are two types of cholesterol in the body, HDL cholesterol and LDL cholesterol. The truth is that people need to worry about preventing LDL cholesterol levels from going high at the same time that they...

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How to Increase HDL Levels – 9 Steps

How to Increase HDL Levels – 9 Steps

Levels of 60 mg/DL or more in HDL are ideal and an increase of 1 mg/DL in HDL cholesterol has been proven to decrease the risk of heart disease by 2 to 3%. If that isn’t enough to convince you of the importance of improving your HDL levels, read on. HDL collects cholesterol from your arterial walls and transports it to your liver to be metabolized. HDL also keeps your arteries healthy...

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HDL Cholesterol

HDL Cholesterol

HDL Cholesterol – The Good Stuff High-density lipoprotein or HDL cholesterol is considered to be “good” cholesterol because with HDL more is better. High levels of HDL can decrease the chance of heart attack while low levels can increase the chance of heart disease. The reason for this is believed to be because HDL carries cholesterol away from arteries to the liver where it is...

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