With so much hype about how "bad" LDL cholesterol is, you may have completely overlooked HDL cholesterol. However, HDL cholesterol plays a very important role in your heart health.
In fact, research suggests that a five-point reduction in HDL cholesterol levels, is linked to a 25% increase in heart disease risk.
So, how does HDL work in the body? Here are a few of the suggested benefits:
- HDL removes cholesterol from your bloodstream, and carries it back to the liver.
- HDL protects...