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Even if you eat healthy and exercise regularly, your cholesterol levels are more likely to be elevat

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Being overweight increases your blood cholesterol levels since your body stores the extra calories you eat as triglycerides. When these triglyceride levels are high, HDL (good) cholesterol levels tend to be low, a combination that is associated WITH AN INCREASED RISK OF HEART DISEASE. Losing just 10% of your body weight (25 pounds for someone who weights 250 pounds), can improve your cholesterol levels.
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