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What kind of food raise hdl cholesterol?

Cranberry juice has been shown to increase HDL levels. Fish and other foods containing omega-3 fatty acids can also increase HDL levels. In postmenopausal women (but not, apparently, in men or pre-menopausal women) calcium supplementation can increase HDL levels. Full Answer

How HDL and LDL cholesterol work?

Both HDL and LDL cholesterol are a kind of fat. Since cholesterol cannot be transported into your bloodstream, it needs these two lipoproteins. HDL is also called "good" cholesterol because it tends to wash cholesterol from blood vessels. LDL is… Full Answer

Where is HDL cholesterol made?

HDL cholesterol is made in the blood. The ApoA1 particles are made in the liver and the intestines and then released into the blood where it binds to extracellular tissues and picks up cholesterol (once the apoA1 picks up the… Full Answer