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HDL and LDL Cholesterol: What Is the Difference and How to Balance Them

By | 2017-09-25T19:37:26+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Many people hear about good or HDL and bad or LDL cholesterol, and they wonder how it can be both good and bad at the same time. The LDL cholesterol is the stuff that builds up along the walls of your arteries and causes problems, but the HDL is the body’s natural garbage disposal system that gets rid of the LDL proteins. You need to have both types of cholesterol in balance if you want to stay healthy and heart problem-free. Balancing your cholesterol levels

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Good Cholesterol and What You Should Know about It

By | 2017-09-01T19:28:05+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , |

There is this buzz about bad and good cholesterol that every health and wellness blog seem to be fascinated about. Don’t be caught in this buzz just yet! Well, let’s start by looking at the types of cholesterols in our bodies; there is the good cholesterol HDL and bad cholesterol LDL. HDL stands for high-density lipoprotein which is generally good for the body since it helps to remove cholesterol from the arteries and carry it to the liver for elimination. LDL, on the other hand,

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