There's a new conversation brewing in the cholesterol world. (By "new" I actually mean dating back over a decade, but finally starting to percolate up into the consciousness of the public and practicing physicians, who now often rely on patients for the newest information!).
I'm referring to the fact that cholesterol is not always cholesterol. LDL (bad) cholesterol, for instance, is really a smorgasbord of different particles.
LDL cholesterol actually consists of: