Research shows exercise, not smoking, eating nuts and limiting alcohol consumption can help increase levels of high-density lipoprotein, the good cholesterol important to heart health. Registered dietitian nutritionist Libby Mills recommends limiting processed foods, because trans and saturated fats can negatively affect cholesterol levels, and eating more foods high in fiber.
Healthy dietary habits can increase HDL cholesterol
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