How To Raise Hdl

Preventing Heart Disease Naturally

to raise your protective HDL cholesterol, preventing heart disease. A half-hour four or five days a week is ideal. I also recommend high doses of niacin (vitamin B3), which has been shown to both decrease LDL and increase HDL levels. I usually start patients with 500 mg twice a day, and work up to a…

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Benefits of Bergamot

…statin drugs, but it also raises HDL cholesterol—something statins cannot do. This is important because unlike LDL, which builds up in the plaque deposited in diseased arteries, HDL escorts cholesterol out of the arteries to the liver. Therefore, a low HDL level is an independent risk…

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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…of obesity and diabetes. Coconut oil does raise cholesterol—but it increases HDL cholesterol, which is a good thing because a high HDL level reduces risk of heart attack and stroke. Granted, no large clinical trials have been conducted to see if this translates into protection against…

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