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Is Hdl-Cholesterol Really Protective Against Heart Disease?

Is Hdl-Cholesterol Really Protective Against Heart Disease?

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The risk of heart disease goes up in women after menopause. One factor previously thought to be protective is having a high HDL-cholesterol, the good form of cholesterol that supposedly removes plaque from the inside of arteries – but more recent research calls this idea into question, especially in women. Find out why a high HDL-cholesterol may not be as protective as previously thought.

What is Your Heart Age?

What is Your Heart Age?

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How old is your heart? You heart may be aging faster or slower than the rest of your body. Fortunately, you can get a rough idea of how old your heart is by answering a few questions. Plus, you have the ability to slow down how fast your heart is aging through lifestyle. Get the full story.

What to Eat for Eye Health

What to Eat for Eye Health

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What would it be like to lose your vision? Something to think about, as your risk goes up as you age. Fortunately, research shows consuming certain nutrients may lower your risk for age-related visual problems like cataracts. Find out what to eat to keep your eyes healthy and preserve your vision.