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Is there a relationship between vitamin D levels and cholesterol?

According to a couple of systematic reviews of studies, there is insufficient evidence about the lowering effect of vitamin D on blood cholesterol levels. Vitamin D, Evidence Mayo Clinic (data from ...
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How well established is the connection between insulin resistance and CVD?

In summary, there is a strong evidence to say that the risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) include: High LDL-cholesterol Insulin resistance High saturated/unsaturated fat intake ratio and ...
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Should high triglyceride level in blood be treated to prevent heart disease?

This question is old, but the answer might help some other people:) First of all: yes, high triglycerides are a risk for CVD. However, there is no evidence that treatment of moderately high ...
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