LDL "Bad Cholesterol"
What is It?
A low-density lipoprotein.
HDL "Good Cholesterol"
What is it?
A high-density lipoprotein. Helps remove fat from the body.
Lipoprotein: Molecules that carry cholesterol throughout the blood stream
Too much LDL?
Can result in cholesterol plaques, which can lead to heart attacks or strokes
Too much HDL?
Is good, doctors need to make sure that there is enough to have good health