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Boost your good cholesterol.

Yes, there is good cholesterol. Good cholesterol, HDL (high-density lipoprotein) , helps shuttle artery-clogging LDL to the liver for removal from the body.  There are a few ways to increase HDL.  Exercising daily (even walking 10,000 steps per day counts) … Continue reading

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Cholesterol Mythbuster

Researchers have been looking into the thought that raising HDL (the good cholesterol) levels will decrease cardiovascular events (like heart attack and stroke). But, “say it ain’t so!”… the NIH study of over 3,400 patients showed no impact on major … Continue reading

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