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Fitness may delay onset of high cholesterol
Fitness may delay onset of high cholesterol (May 21, 2015 - Insidermedicine)
From Texas - A new report published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology finds that cardiorespiratory fitness may delay high cholesterol. Researchers studied data taken from the Aerobics Centre Longitudinal Study on over 11,000 individuals from 1970 to 2006. An individual’s cardiorespiratory fitness was measured by treadmill test. They found that total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides all increased until mid 40s or early 50s, and then declined, while the opposite held for HDL cholesterol. Those who had higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness did not see this decline develop until they were in their mid-40s, while those with lower levels saw their bad cholesterol develop in their early 30s.