A 48-year-old member asked:
What helps regulate lipid metabolism: ldl or hdl?
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Cardiology 25 years experience
HDL is the good: cholesterol. It transports cholesterol to the liver, where it is processed an eliminated via the intestines. High HDL levels generally help decrease a person's risk for heart disease. LDL cholesterol is also needed, however, the lowest amount needed is not known. Hope this helps.
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