Large cholesterol molecules indicate you'll live longer

Large cholesterol molecules indicate you'll live longer

Interesting research has just been unveiled: the larger the cholesterol molecules in your bloodstream, the longer you''ll live, according to new research.

But all that''s just a distraction: how to you get these so-called "large molecules" in the first place? Stop worrying about it and just choose healthy foods, avoid all metabolic disruptors, supplement your diet with superfoods and get plenty of physical exercise. Your molecules will take care of themselves. Be sure to read the related article, Cholesterol is an essential nutrient for human health that saves lives, explains doctor.

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  • Large molecules of cholesterol in the blood may be a harbinger of longevity, according to a team of researchers who today report they''ve found at least one secret explaining why some people live to be 100.
  • "When we look at their lipoprotein size, we see that it is very large," said Dr. Nir Barzilai, director of the institute for aging research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx.
  • The Einstein team studied both forms of cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein - HDL - dubbed the good form; and low-density lipoprotein, LDL, the bad.
  • Studying 213 long-lived people of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage and their children, Barzilai said those with large molecules were less likely to develop strokes, heart attacks, diabetes and other scourges of modern living.

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