H-HEALTHY LIVING

Mar 7, 2013 1:13 PM by Michael Handler; KSBY News

Study on Cholesterol changes with seasons

The season you're living in could impact if you have high cholesterol or low cholesterol.

Researchers in Brazil studied the blood profiles of more than 200,000 people. They found levels of bad cholesterol were higher in winter. This lead to an eight percent increase in the prevalence of high cholesterol.

Good cholesterol was found to be higher in the summer. The researchers say people's exercise habits change along with the season, when more people are working out.

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