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Why Triglycerides Matter and How to Lower Them

Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in your body. Here’s what you can do to keep them from getting too high.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Can My HDL Be Too High?

Is it possible to have too much “good” cholesterol? Find out more about the different types of HDL, cholesterol tests, and what they mean.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

How Do Cholesterol Levels Affect Heart Health?

Having high HDL does not override the increased risk of heart attack and stroke in people with elevated LDL and triglycerides.

By Devon Schuyler