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Cholesterol is generally considered a bad thing. But today, Mary debunks common cholesterol myths, explains the difference between good cholesterol and bad, and how to improve your numbers. PLUS: The nutrition challenge!

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL FIND OUT ABOUT:

Why is cholesterol such a hot topic? Have you checked your cholesterol recently

Where can you find cholesterol? Why is cholesterol actually necessary for our body’s survival

When can excess cholesterol lead to a plaque build-up in the arterial wall? Why there are plenty of people who have high cholesterol and lead long and healthy lives Why there are plenty of people who have low cholesterol and have a heart attack Why our bodies build plaque anyway

What is "good" cholesterol and what is "bad" cholesterol? What are HDL and LDL?

What are the foods that you can eat to avoid bad cholesterol and clogged arteries? What is the difference between saturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, and monounsaturated fats Which foods to avoid And why you have to work out to decrease cholesterol levels

PLUS: The Weekly Challenge!

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THIS WEEK’S GIVE-AWAY: * $70 Gift Card from Nona Lim / www.nonalim.com

1. To accept Mary’s challenge: 2. Email Mary at mary@marypurdy.co 3. Put "cholesterol" in subject line 4. FYI - Food from Nona Lim can only be sent to a USA address.

 

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