An overweight woman exercises at a weight loss clinic in Changchun, Jilin province, China. A new study has revealed that cholesterol levels are on the rise in Asia, but a healthy diet and exercise can still combat it. Photo: AFP An overweight woman exercises at a weight loss clinic in Changchun, Jilin province, China. A new study has revealed that cholesterol levels are on the rise in Asia, but a healthy diet and exercise can still combat it. Photo: AFP
An overweight woman exercises at a weight loss clinic in Changchun, Jilin province, China. A new study has revealed that cholesterol levels are on the rise in Asia, but a healthy diet and exercise can still combat it. Photo: AFP
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Asia worst for cholesterol amid diet and lifestyle changes – what you can do to lower yours

  • You don’t want high cholesterol, especially of the bad kind – it can damage arteries, cause heart disease and increase the risks of stroke and heart attack
  • An academic and father explains how he lowered his cholesterol by adopting a vegetarian diet. A doctor says to eat less red meat and do regular exercise

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An overweight woman exercises at a weight loss clinic in Changchun, Jilin province, China. A new study has revealed that cholesterol levels are on the rise in Asia, but a healthy diet and exercise can still combat it. Photo: AFP An overweight woman exercises at a weight loss clinic in Changchun, Jilin province, China. A new study has revealed that cholesterol levels are on the rise in Asia, but a healthy diet and exercise can still combat it. Photo: AFP
An overweight woman exercises at a weight loss clinic in Changchun, Jilin province, China. A new study has revealed that cholesterol levels are on the rise in Asia, but a healthy diet and exercise can still combat it. Photo: AFP
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