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Reduce Meat Consumption (Just a Little) for Better Health

Turns out you don’t have to go all the way vegan to improve your health. A new study confirms that cutting 50% of the meat from your diet is 100% beneficial.

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An Avocado a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

You know what they say about apples—one a day will keep the doctor away—but a new study finds this old saying could apply to avocados, too.

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The Best Ways to Lower Triglycerides

Getting your triglycerides back into a healthy range often requires a one-two punch: healthier habits plus medication. We'll walk you through your options.

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Have High Triglycerides? What You Need to Know About Omega-3s

We'll just go ahead and say it: Omega-3s may be your magic bullet for high triglycerides. Learn how much—and what type—to take.

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11 Sneaky Habits That Can Raise Triglycerides

You exercise and try to eat right, but your doc is still telling you your triglycerides are too high? Maybe it’s those less-than-obvious habits (looking at you coffee drinks!) that are to blame.

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Do You Know Your Triglyceride Level?

The biggest misconception is that triglycerides and cholesterol go hand in hand. Not quite. Here, experts break down why you should know the difference.

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Hypothyroid With High Cholesterol? You Don’t Have to Be

If you are hypothyroid and have high cholesterol, treating your underactive thyroid could resolve your cholesterol problems. Find out what your cholesterol levels should be, and the best treatment options.

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Cholesterol Drug Lowers Risk in Heart Attack Survivors

A large clinical trial suggests the cholesterol-lowering medication alirocumab (Praluent) reduces heart problem and stroke risk in heart attack survivors.

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Could Lowering Cholesterol Help the Body Fight Cancer?

Lowering blood levels of cholesterol could improve the cancer-fighting ability of certain immune system cells, called Tc9 cells.

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7 Tips For Going Vegan

If you're considering a vegan diet, read these seven helpful tips on how to go vegan, from the author of The Struggling Vegan.