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For half a century cholesterol has been divided into good and bad categories. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is considered the "bad" cholesterol as it's responsible for blocking arteries and causing stroke or heart attacks, while high-density lipoprotein (HDL) has been seen as the "good" form of cholesterol as it catches LDL in the bloodstream and takes it back to the liver.

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