A 32-year-old member asked:
what effect does sugar have on cholesterol levels in blood?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Sugars do not raise: Sugars in chocolates, cookies etc can elevate your triglyceride level but not cholesterol level.But fat in cookis and chocolates and other sweets can elevate your bad cholesterol.But sugars can cause reduction in HDL,the good cholesterol which further contributes to increased risk of Cardiovascular Diseases
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
Converts to TG: Sugar gets converted to bad cholesterol (triglycerides) in the body. This can cause heart disease, fatty liver and generalized inflammation in the body.
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Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
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Last updated Dec 7, 2016
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