LDL (low-density lipoprotein) is referred to as ‘bad’ cholesterol.
LDL cholesterol contributes to fatty build-up in the arteries’ wall that narrows the pathway in the arteries and increases the risk of heart and blood circulation diseases. These diseases are not only associated with older people, as the percentage of youths suffering from heart disease is increasing.
An unhealthy diet and lack of exercise play a huge role in the build-up of LDL, which can be avoided. Following a healthy diet and doing regular exercise can better your chances of lowering your cholesterol.