HDL (high-density lipoprotein) is referred to as ‘good’ cholesterol.
- HDL cholesterol removes bad cholesterol from other parts of the body to the liver, where it processes cholesterol out of the body.
- Higher levels of HDL are better, as it protects against LDL (low-density lipoprotein).
- Through the process of HDL, it could help lower the risk of heart disease or stroke.
- It is important to follow a healthy diet and reduce intake of foods that are high in LDL.