Home > Diet and nutrition > News 02 November 2010 Some fats boost good cholesterol Monounsaturated fats found in vegetable oils, nuts and avocados can help boost a person's "good" cholesterol levels when added to an overall diet that curbs "bad" LDL cholesterol. 0 Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting The monounsaturated fats found in vegetable oils, nuts and avocados can help boost a person's "good" cholesterol levels when added to an overall diet that curbs "bad" LDL cholesterol, a study suggests. The study NEXT ON HEALTH24X OPINION | Mayday, Mayday! Your body needs your help! 2020-10-13 07:00 More: Diet and nutritionNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical In-depth: The slow-motion race for a TB vaccine Medical Risk of severe Covid-19 high for obese people, regardless of other factors Medical Covid-19: Sudden hearing loss, while rare, occurs in some patients - and needs to be caught early Medical Unsure of what to watch? Opt for nature shows, scientists say News OPINION | The decisive role nutrition should play in building the economy News Partner Content | Meet the Next Generation of Brave: Julian Sheldon Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.