Is Your LDL Cholesterol as Low as It Should Be? (Infographic)

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Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is a major cause of coronary heart disease. It’s the culprit behind most cholesterol buildup and arterial blockages in your body. Find out if your LDL cholesterol is where it should be. And discover steps you can take to lower it as we decode LDL below.

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Is Your LDL Cholesterol as Low as It Should Be? (Infographic)

Is Your LDL Cholesterol as Low as It Should Be? (Infographic)