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In large dogs and large animals, the bell should also be used. We focused directly on the key problem, the atherosclerotic deposits inside the walls of the coronary arteries. Although individuals targeted in this strategy are more likely to benefit from the preventive interventions, the impact on the population level is limited, because people at such high risk are few. In some cases, certain foods lower total cholesterol, but only by lowering HDL cholesterol while at the same time actually raising levels of the LDL cholesterol.

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