Sugar Likely the Biggest Problem with High HDL

Slowly but surely the information is coming to the fore that it is not fat or meat that is the biggest problem in elevated LDL or the bad kind of cholesterol.  All those things that raise insulin—sugar, starches, artificial sweeteners—are in the process raising total cholesterol and LDL, the bad form.

Here is recent study from the highly respected Boston area Tufts University:A team of researchers from Tufts University recently conducted a study in which they supplemented participants’ diets with either three teaspoons of sugar per day or 46 teaspoons, according to the Winnipeg Free Press. Those on the high-sugar regimen ended up with much higher triglycerides and lower HDL, commonly known as good cholesterol.u

A team of researchers from Tufts University recently conducted a study in which they supplemented participants’ diets with either three teaspoons of sugar per day or 46 teaspoons, according to the Winnipeg Free Press. Those on the high-sugar regimen ended up with much higher triglycerides and lower HDL, commonly known as good cholesterol.u

A 2010 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found similar results connecting excessive sugar consumption and high cholesterol, according to USA Today. (http://www.privatemdlabs.com/blood-testing-news/Heart_Health_and_Cholesterol/Studies-link-sugar-to-unhealthy-cholesterol-test-scores—$800553296.php)

2 responses to “Sugar Likely the Biggest Problem with High HDL

  1. It appears that this post contains a major typo. In the first paragaraph HDL is characterized as ‘bad cholesterol’. In the third paragraph the same HDL is referred to as ‘good cholesterol’???

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