5. Low level of HDL cholesterol increases chances of heart problems.
According to the research conducted by the researchers of Indiana University on thousands of people it was concluded that there is inverse relationship between major coronary problems and good cholesterol or HDL. According to them the risk of heart attack to the people with heart disease increases if the level of their HDL is below normal. Even young people with low HDL cholesterol can experience heart problems. They suggested to increase the level of good cholesterol to reduce the risk of heart diseases. Weight loss and exercise are the two main methods which people use in order to keep their cholesterol under control.