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Good verses bad cholesterol

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Good verses bad cholesterolUnderstanding cholesterol is not necessarily simple, but given that the CSIRO estimates that about 30 percent of the population will die of heart disease, it's good to get acquainted with the facts. First up is understanding "good" and "bad" cholesterol — what's the difference and do we need both?

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