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High Cholesterol

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Obesity and excess body weight can cause high, unhealthy cholesterol levels in people.  Specifically, obesity can cause bad cholesterol levels (LDL) to be high and good cholesterol (HDL) levels to be low, along with high triglyceride levels. These unhealthy levels can cause heart disease.

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Experts have taken a second look at dietary saturated fat and its relationship to weight gain and health issues.  Certainly fat free, low fat, high carbohydrate diets have all taken a place in the sphere of weight loss and lifestyle change.  The Atkin's diet, the most popular high protein, higher fat diet was first demonized by most…

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