Posts Tagged 'lipoprotein'

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part III

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part III

 

 

Previously, in Part I and Part II of this series, we addressed 4 concepts:

   #1What is cholesterol?

   #2What is the relationship between the cholesterol we eat and the cholesterol in our body?

   #3Is cholesterol bad?

   #4 How does cholesterol move around our body?

This week we’ll address the following concept:

   #5 How do we measure cholesterol?

 

Quick refresher on take-away points from previous posts, should you need it

 

  1. Cholesterol is ...
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The straight dope on cholesterol – Part II

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part II

In this post I’m going to tackle the next set of logical (at least in my mind) questions to follow up on last week’s post, Part I in this series.

Last week we addressed these 3 concepts:

     #1What is cholesterol?

     #2What is the relationship between the cholesterol we eat and the cholesterol in our body?

     #3Is cholesterol bad?

This week we’ll address the following concept:

      #4 How does cholesterol move around our body?

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The straight dope on cholesterol – Part I

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part I

 

I’ve been planning to write at length about this topic for a few months, but I’ve been hesitant to do so for several reasons:

  1. To discuss it properly requires great care and attention (mine and yours, respectively).
  2. My own education on this topic only really began about 9 months ago, and I’m still learning from my mentors at a geometric pace.
  3. This topic can’t be covered in one post, even a Peter-Attia-who-can’t-seem-to-say-anything-under-2,000-word post.
  4. I feel a bit like an imposter writing about lipidology because ...
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