Understanding Cholesterol: The “Good” & The “Bad”

cholesterol wordsFor decades, we’ve been hearing that there’s a “good” and “bad” cholesterol, but what exactly is the difference between the two? Well, for starters, the medical term for “good” cholesterol is actually high-density lipoproteins (HDL) and low-density lipoproteins (LDL) is the medical term for “bad” cholesterol. Knowing the difference can help add years to your life.