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In a recent study, researchers weigh-in on the conventional wisdom that supercharging your "good" cholesterol to very high levels can help reduce the risk of heart disease. What they found instead was that both low levels of the cholesterol -- known as high-density lipoprotein (HDL) - and very high levels could lead to a higher risk of death.
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Because not all fats are bad fats.
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A University of Eastern Finland study has found that eating more fatty fish can increase good cholesterol levels. The study was published in the journal PLOS ONE and found participants who increased t...
By Christine M. Porretta, Everyday Health If you're worried about getting a handle on your high cholesterol level, or maintaining your current healthy levels, it's natural to think about which foods y...
Having naturally high levels of "good" cholesterol doesn't lower the risk of heart attacks as believed. LDL cholesterol is referred to as "bad" cholesterol because when there's too much, it promotes t...