Positive and negative, yin with yang, good versus bad, male together with female, it takes two to Tango indeed. Cholesterol isn’t any different than many others. We’re all familiar with the term of the good cholesterol versus the bad cholesterol, but for some of us it’s not easy to understand even which one is which. The good type of cholesterol is HDL, stands for High Density Lipoproteins. Lipo means fat, so it’s pretty tricky for me as a non medical background person to get it right. For many years I personally always think that somehow the high density lipo(fat)proteins sounds dangerous and is the oneRead More →

Ah…….. cholesterol…….. we hear this C word all the time, which has been frightening us for nearly 50 years. The second scariest word after Cancer, Cholesterol as a matter of fact is a silent killer, so they say. What is Cholesterol? When we say “Cholesterol” actually we aren’t talking about the cholesterol itself. It’s about “Lipoprotein”, a water soluble particle in our blood which carries fats (lipo = fat), proteins and cholesterol (lipids). Lipoprotein is responsible for transporting cholesterol through our blood stream. The LDL, Low-Density Lipoproteins or “The Bad Cholesterol” contains a lower percentage of protein compared to a higher level of cholesterol. ViceRead More →