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Cholesterol

Cholesterol is one of the most important molecules in the human body and is most commonly known for the role it plays in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) — the number one killer in the developed world.

Below is a collection of content that goes into great depth about cholesterol, the role cholesterol plays with respect to heart disease, why there is no ‘good’ or ‘bad’ cholesterol, and why apoB is actually a superior metric for assessing CVD risk over cholesterol.

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part IV

In this post we’ll address the following concept: How does cholesterol actually cause problems?

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part III

In this post we’ll address the following concept: How do we measure cholesterol?

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part II

In this post we’ll address the following concept: How does cholesterol move around our body?

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part I

Welcome to a topic near and dear.

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