You Should Know
February 2012 Issue
Control Your Cholesterol with a Fiber-Rich, Plant-based Diet
Whenever you hear someone talk about cholesterol, its always about the good high density lipoprotein (HDL) and the bad low density lipoprotein (LDL) types. But theres much more to cholesterol than just two simple numbers, researchers say. While HDL and LDL are still lipids that your health professional will continue to monitor, scientists now understand that those two major lipoprotein measurements can be broken down into many smaller measurements. And its those subgroups that now provide a far more accurate picture of your cardiovascular disease risk.
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