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How can I increase my HDL cholesterol?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
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In brief: Diet & exercise

Moderate exercise (about 30 minutes five times a week) reduces LDL cholesterol and raises HDL cholesterol.
Smoking can lower HDL levels, so stop smoking if you do. Eat lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean sources of protein. Include monounsaturated fats in your diet- olive oil/canola oil. Moderate consumption of alcohol may also positively impact HDL levels. 1 glass of wine a day.

In brief: Diet & exercise

Moderate exercise (about 30 minutes five times a week) reduces LDL cholesterol and raises HDL cholesterol.
Smoking can lower HDL levels, so stop smoking if you do. Eat lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean sources of protein. Include monounsaturated fats in your diet- olive oil/canola oil. Moderate consumption of alcohol may also positively impact HDL levels. 1 glass of wine a day.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Sarab Alfata
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Life stayle

By following a good life style which include regular exercises 30min a day 4 times a wk, eating high omega-3 diet, high fiber diet , using olive oil or canola oil as main source for fat , avoiding junk meals and follow low fat diet.

In brief: Life stayle

By following a good life style which include regular exercises 30min a day 4 times a wk, eating high omega-3 diet, high fiber diet , using olive oil or canola oil as main source for fat , avoiding junk meals and follow low fat diet.
Dr. Sarab Alfata
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Carnitine 2gm

Carnitine 2 gm per day will raise HDL cholesterol.

In brief: Carnitine 2gm

Carnitine 2 gm per day will raise HDL cholesterol.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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