• Follow Us: 

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?


 

 

Spotlight

Exclusive: Inside Scoop on Hollywood Celebs' Fitness Secrets

Hollywood celebrity trainer Ramona Braganza lets us in on some of her A-List client's...

 Read More»

 

Skin Care

Beauty Benefits of Indian Gooseberry (Amla)

Available only in winter, Indian gooseberries, or amla as they are known in Hindi, have...

 Read More»

 

HealthMeUpgrade

If You Moust-Ache, We’ll Tell You How To Groom It

You probably started growing a moustache this month with the vague intention of...

 Read More»

 

In Focus

Hacks & Tips

 

Editor's Pick

Most Popular

Across The Net