Cleveland, OH -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/17/2013 -- Instead of spending time and money focusing on the reduction of all cholesterol, fitness and nutrition experts suggest that the key to a healthier body is simply to maintain the right amount of good cholesterol. Studies show that people are more likely to avoid heart diseases by constantly boosting their good cholesterol levels.
Good cholesterol, or high-density lipoprotein, is considered to be better for the heart's health. This means that higher levels of this type of cholesterol, the lesser the risk for heart diseases. The low-density lipoprotein or the bad cholesterol is the main culprit for various cardiovascular diseases.
"There seems to be a confusion when it comes to regulating cholesterol levels. Most of us have been conditioned to think that we need to have low cholesterol levels to be fit," said Steve Lithgow of My Bad Cholesterol.
He explained that the best way to maintain a healthy cholesterol level is to focus on the reduction of bad cholesterol, don’t assume that all cholesterol is hazardous to your health. Good cholesterol can also help get rid of the presence of LDL, and other excess cholesterol in the bloodstream.
"If you think about it, you can’t get rid of cholesterol completely. We can only have either higher levels of good or bad," Lithgow said.
He added that once people get to know what drives the good cholesterol levels in the bloodstream, it becomes easier to actually focus on boosting HDL.
Sam, 32 years old, used to be suffering from high bad cholesterol levels, which was easily manifested in his weight. When he learned about the right way of managing cholesterol, he took aggressive effortss to boost his good cholesterol levels.
"I researched about the kind of diet that I should have in order to increase my good cholesterol and, more generally, regulate my cholesterol levels. I was quite surprised with how common most of these foods are," Sam shared adding that he also tried simple exercise to further boost his good cholesterol levels.
Among the foods that are guaranteed to be rich in good cholesterol include nuts, fish, oats, and beans. On the other hand, oily food items are known to easily increase a person's bad cholesterol level.
www.MyBadCholesterol.com further details the many other causes of high cholesterol levels. The website also shares some of the most affordable and natural ways of boosting good cholesterol levels.
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