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Why You Should No Longer Worry About Cholesterol in Food

Tags: bad cholesterol, cholesterol, diabetes, good cholesterol, HDL, healthy diet, heart healthy diet, LDL, study, Trans fats

A top nutrition advisory committee says people no longer have to be concerned about eating foods that are high in cholesterol. The committee’s report will help shape the next version of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines.


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Your Best Strategies for Preventing Diabetes

Tags: blood glucose test, blood sugars, diabetes, HDL, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, Type 2 diabetes

If you’re at risk for diabetes, Marwan Hamaty, MD, MBA, talks about the best ways you can prevent the onset of the disease.


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Good Cholesterol May Fight Cancer, Study Says

Tags: cancer, cholesterol, HDL

Could a “super hero” protein fight off cancer? Results from recent studies nominate a likely candidate, one already hard at work in your body, keeping your heart healthy.


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A New Way to Raise ‘Good’ Cholesterol?

Tags: Catalyst, cholesterol, HDL, LDL

A large Cleveland Clinic-led study looks at a new drug that may increase HDL, or “good” cholesterol. The good, the bad and the promising in cholesterol research.


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Heart Health Twitter Quiz – Trans Fats

Tags: cholesterol, HDL, heart 411, heart health, Trans fats

Trans fats can “hide” in foods, even if the Nutrition Facts label lists “0 grams” of trans fats.