If your cholesterol levels keep going up no matter what you eat, don't get discouragedŚit could be the season, not your diet, that's at fault. A new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine
found that cholesterol levels naturally fluctuate throughout the year. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester tracked 517 healthy people for a year and found that their cholesterol levels tended to rise in cooler months and fall in warmer months. The biggest changes occurred in those with elevated cholesterol, and in women....
To continue reading:
Want the full story?
Get TIME the way you want it
Week Digital Pass — $4.99
Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS — $2.99
Year ALL ACCESS — Just $30! Best Deal!
Print Magazine + Digital Edition +
Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com
Learn more about the benefits of being
a TIME subscriber
If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!