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The body needs cholesterol for good health—to make hormones, convert sunlight into Vitamin D, and produce bile acids to digest fat. But cholesterol is also a good predictor of heart attacks and strokes. Dr. Allred and I created a hypothetical woman patient to help readers understand a lipid profile and then explain modifications to diet and exercise that help lower LDL and raise HDL cholesterol.

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