high-density lipoprotein

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high-density lipoprotein

[¦hī ‚den·səd·ē ‚lī·pō′prō‚tēn]
(biochemistry)
A lipoprotein containing more proteins than lipids that transports excess cholesterol from tissues to the liver for excretion. Abbreviated HDL.
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And despite the significance difference which has been seen among pre-test and post-test, due to the lack of significant difference between empirical and control groups in this variable after the empirical group did the exercises, it was concluded that aerobic exercises hasn't had a significant impact on the rate of the high density lipoprotein of the working women.
On the prevention side, this H20 may be the next prescription for cardio health, to "give your heart a healthy start", in that magnesium appears to better support triglyceride-lowering and high density lipoprotein (HDL) to low density lipoprotein (LDL) ratios as well as abate platelet aggregation.
The company has also developed a "good" cholesterol test for High Density Lipoprotein (HDL), which has been cleared by the FDA for professional use.
It also helps to decrease the total cholesterol without affecting the high density lipoproteins ( HDL cholesterol).

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