LDL Cholesterol on a Low-Carb Diet

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By Laura Dolson | Very Well Fit

Although many health indicators usually improve on a low-carb diet (triglycerides, HDL cholesterol, blood glucose, blood pressure, waist/hip ratio, etc), the impact of low-carb eating on a person’s LDL cholesterol is more variable, with some people experiencing a decrease and others an increase. Some people become alarmed if they see that number rise, while their physicians are reaching for the statin prescription.

But there are at least three reasons to take a deep breath before taking further action.

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