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Raw Onion can increase your HDL aka Good Cholestrol levels

Include raw yellow or white onions in your daily menu. According to Dr. Victor Gurewich of Tufts University one raw onion per day can increase hdl by thirty percent.

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Niacin can increase your HDL aka Good Cholestrol levels

There is some evidence niacin (vitamin B3) helps increase HDL. Michael Poon, MD, chief of cardiology at the Cabrini Medical Center in New York, says people with low HDL levels might benefit from taking 500 milligrams of niacin each day, building up to 1,000 milligrams a day. But he warns that supplemental niacin "can have some side effects and is not for everybody, particularly for people who already have high HDL levels. "He says anyone taking niacin supplements should be monitored by a doctor. Short of supplements, many foods contain niacin as well. Here are a few:

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Orange Juice can increase your HDL aka Good Cholestrol levels

Drinking three cups of orange juice a day increased HDL levels by 21% over three weeks, according to a small British study (at 330 calories, that's quite a nutritional commitment). This study could be highlighting an effect from high-antioxidant fruits and vegetables. Stay tuned in the years to come.

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10 Ways to Help Increase HDL - "Good" Cholesterol

HDL is a healthy cholesterol needed to keep our hormones, organs, muscles, veins and arteries operating properly.

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Increase HDL and Decrease LDL with Diet

Exercise: Walk 30-60 minutes five times a week for a total of 2 1/2 to 5 hours per week.  Walking twice a day for 30 minutes each time will increase your metabolism, strengthen bones, muscles and keep your heart pumping. This will increase the HDL cholesterol, which removes LDL cholesterol from your arteries.

Bread: Instead of eating white floor bread, buy whole wheat bread.

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