good cholesterol


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good cholesterol

n
(Biochemistry) a nontechnical name for high-density lipoprotein
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They found that total cholesterol and bad cholesterol levels rose and good cholesterol levels fell as OSA severity increased.
ISLAMABAD:Contrary to claims that good cholesterol is beneficial to the heart while high level may be associated with an increased risk of heart attack and death,a new study said.
ISLAMABAD -- Contrary to claims that good cholesterol is beneficial to the heart while high level may be associated with an increased risk of heart attack and death, a new study said.
Contrary to claims that good cholesterol is beneficial to the heart, a new study has showed that very high levels may be associated with an increased risk of heart attack and death.
KARACHI -- Traditionally, our high-density lipoprotein levels - also known as "good cholesterol" - have been considered a good indicator of heart health, particularly for women.
ISLAMABAD -- Consuming fatty fish four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and prevent the risk of heart disease, a study said.
Just 43g of almonds raises good cholesterol levels by a fifth, as well as boosting the removal of its "bad" counterpart, new research reveals.
New York: Munching about a handful of almonds daily may help boost the level of good cholesterol in the body as well as improve its functionality, new research suggests.
In addition, scientists saw increased risk of kidney disease in those that had low levels of HDL (the good cholesterol).
Those who consistently drank moderately were found to have a slower decline in levels of good cholesterol, or high-density lipoprotein (HDL).
On the other hand, good cholesterol has a positive effect by taking cholesterol from parts of the body where there is too much of it, to the liver, where it is disposed of.
The type of fats we get from our diet affect the levels of bad and good cholesterol in our blood.