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HDL influences synthesis and absorption of cholesterol

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New research indicates that HDL concentrations in the blood influence the synthesis and absorption of cholesterol by the body, besides being linked to how insulin impacts on the metabolism of glucose. HDL, or high-density lipoprotein, is also commonly referred to as "good cholesterol."

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“Good” Cholesterol May Not Be So Good After All | Singularity Hub

“Good” Cholesterol May Not Be So Good After All | Singularity Hub | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Is “good” cholesterol really so good?

 

In a recent meta analysis, HDL was help under scrutiny for its potential link to lower heart disease. The analysis suggests that raising HDL levels may not directly result in a lower risk of heart disease.

 

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