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What is Cholesterol?

  By posted Feb 19th 2013
Healthy Living

What is Cholesterol?


Bad cholesterol: What is LDL?


LDL is Low Density Lipoprotien, it transports cholesterol to tissues and arteries where the cholesterol can create blockages and hence is bad. In other words Low Density Lipoprotien is Bad Cholesterol.


If the amount of LDL is high and cholesterol gets deposited in your arteries, it is bad for you as it could make the arteries narrower. LDL is responsible for angina, heart attacks, heart failure, stroke or kidney diseases.


Related Article: What Is Good Or Bad Cholestrol?


 

 

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