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Being overweight is in itself a risk factor for heart disease. It also can increase your cholesterol. Losing weight will help lower your LDL, total cholesterol levels, and triglyceride levels. At the same time it can help you raise your HDL.

SOURCES: National Guideline Clearinghouse. PDR Health. PubMed.com.



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Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 24, 2020

SOURCES: National Guideline Clearinghouse. PDR Health. PubMed.com.



New release, FDA.

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 24, 2020

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