Tag: Cholesterol

Overweight and Diabetes

A majority of people who have type 2 diabetes are also overweight, and the incidence of type 2 diabetes is increasing as the population becomes more overweight.

Weight and Heart Disease

Being overweight or obese or having too much abdominal fat are strongly associated with heart disease risk factors including an increase in total and LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, triglycerides, and …

Weight and Blood Cholesterol

A Closer Look at Weight and Blood Cholesterol Increased weight negatively affects cholesterol levels in the body, as well as some of the components of cholesterol. Your total cholesterol level …