Cholesterol, Explained

You may know your numbers…but do you know what cholesterol actually is, what those numbers mean, and what factors influence your levels?

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It’s likely you’ve been told whether you have “high cholesterol.” Perhaps your healthcare provider has discussed your “LDL” or “HDL” levels with you. You also are probably aware that “high cholesterol” increases your risk for cardiovascular disease. But what is cholesterol—and why does it matter?  Like us, animals have cholesterol in their bodies. When we […]
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