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Q. I have heard that shrimp contain “good” cholesterol and I’m wondering what other foods contain “good” cholesterol and which ones have the “bad “cholesterol? A. Actually, there are “good” and “bad” lipoprotein particles in your blood which carry cholesterol, but in food there is just cholesterol. HDL is...
 
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Researchers know high cholesterol levels in the blood lead to cholesterol deposits in the arteries. Over time, these cholesterol deposits are believed to somehow promote heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular events. However, the mechanism by which cholesterol deposits can trigger plaque rupture and a heart attack has remained...
 

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Dr. Steven Nissen, of the Cleveland Clinic, recently demonstrated that infusing synthetic HDL particles into the blood leads to a more rapid reversal of the plaques in the heart arteries than previously believed possible.1 The man-made protein he used, called “apo A-1 Milano,” differs by just one amino acid from the apo A-1 protein found ... Importance of HDL
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There is no doubt that individuals with lower HDL levels who are consuming a high fat, low-fiber “Western-style” diet are at increased risk for coronary artery disease (CAD). Often the people with lower HDL levels have what is called the “metabolic syndrome,” a cluster of factors which include high triglycerides, high blood pressure, high blood ... Is a Lower HDL Always Bad?
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Often at health fairs people don't want to stop or stay long at nutrition displays because we're not providing any type of screening, nor giving out candy! So, we came up with the idea of having a mini-exercise course at children's health fairs. We chose 3 activities: jump rope,...