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Low-density lipoprotein (LDL)

LDL carries cholesterol from the liver to other parts of the body. Because higher levels of LDL cholesterol (LDL-C) tend to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), LDL-C is often called the “bad cholesterol” (as opposed to HDL-C) — but the reality is more complex.

Our evidence-based analysis on low-density lipoprotein (ldl) features 6 unique references to scientific papers.

Research analysis led by and reviewed by the Examine team.
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