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Best and Worst Foods for People with High Cholesterol

April 7, 2018

From the Everyday Health website

Changing your eating habits can be confusing when you’re trying to lower high cholesterol: Are you eating foods that exacerbate your condition without realizing it, for example?

It turns out that the most important element — and the most dangerous — is fat. “Bad” saturated fat and trans fat raise the dangerous low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol that can lead to plaque buildup in the arteries. “Good” unsaturated fat helps lower LDL cholesterol and raise beneficial high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, which can remove LDL cholesterol and help keep arteries clear.

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