Eat Better- LDL (Low density lipoprotein)

Check out the food breakdown. What do you know about LDL (low-density lipoprotein) and HDL (high density lipoprotein)? There may be some terms that you come across while you’re grocery shopping or ordering food. Today were talking about LDL or low density lipoprotein. We’re gonna provide the breakdown so that you can get the most out of your diet.

According to MedicinePlus, LDL is sometimes called ’bad’ cholesterol because a high LDL level leads to a buildup of cholesterol in you’re arteries. With a blood test you can measure your cholesterol levels and also your LDL levels. When and how often you get tested depends.

If you are concerned about your LDL levels or looking to change your lifestyle it’s important to always talk to your doctor first! According to MedicinePlus there are 9 factors that can affect your LDL level!

  1. Diet
  2. Weight
  3. Physical Activity
  4. Smoking
  5. Age & sex
  6. Genetics
  7. Medicines
  8. Other medical conditions
  9. Race

If you want to learn how these tips can affect you click here!

Hopefully, this breakdown of LDL helped out a little. Remember, before undergoing any workout consult your physician for advice. Until the next eat better!

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