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Cholesterol in the Blood; For Your Heart's Sake, Lower Your Cholesterol; Metabolic Syndrome; Components of Food; Calculating Calories and Fat Grams; Cut Your Cholesterol, Without Drugs; All About Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs
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Did You Know? Kids who grow quickly as toddlers or teens tend to have lower cholesterol levels as adults, new research says. A 2007 study in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health also found that people who become overweight after age 15 are more likely to have higher cholesterol levels.