Apr 15 2010

What is HDL cholesterol or good cholesterol?

Category: Health & Beauty

Answer:

HDL cholesterol is also known as good cholesterol and is said to carry cholesterol away from the arteries and protect an individual from heart attacks and strokes. HDL cholesterol slows the buildup of plaque on artery walls. You should aspire for HDL levels of 60 mg/dL or greater to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.


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