LDL (low-density lipoprotein) is referred to as ‘bad’ cholesterol.
- LDL cholesterol contributes to fatty build-up in the arteries’ wall that increases the risk of heart and blood circulation diseases.
- Heart 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 could be avoided.
- Following a healthy diet and doing regular exercise can lower your cholesterol.