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What do you suggest if my professor uses the phrase 'lipid metabolism.' what does this mean?

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Dr. Jesus Yap
Cardiology 54 years experience
Fats: Lipids are different kinds of fats circulating in the body.Metabolism is a description of how it is made,utilized and dispensed by the body. The lipids or fats often discussed include low density lipoprotein LDL, high density lipoprotein HDL, very low density lipoprotein VLDL Iintermediate density lipoprotein ILDL Triglyceride . Next time ask your professor to elaborate
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