Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lipoprotein that removes cholesterol from the blood and is associated with a reduced risk of atherosclerosis and heart disease.Compare with low-density lipoprotein
- ‘The beneficial effects of estrogen include lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and higher high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels.’
- ‘For years, medical research has shown that garlic favorably affects blood cholesterol and raises high-density lipoprotein levels in the blood.’
- ‘Levels of triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and blood pressure were adjusted for age and sex.’
- ‘Indeed, a decrease in body weight is associated with improved blood triglycerides and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels.’
- ‘For instance, good cholesterol, technically called high-density lipoprotein or HDL cholesterol, is known to keep blood vessels healthy and to shield the heart.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.