A middle-aged man has been diagnosed with being at high risk of developing coronary artery disease. Explain the function of the good form of this sterol in the body and list the food groups that are...

A middle-aged man has been diagnosed with being at high risk of developing coronary artery disease.

Explain the function of the good form of this sterol in the body and list the food groups that are the source of the bad form.

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The sterol which is contributing to his high risk for coronary artery disease is cholesterol.  There are said to be two major forms of cholesterol.  LDL is the bad form and HDL is the good form.  The reality is that the cholesterol itself is the same in both forms.  The difference between the two is the density of the cholesterol contained in the...

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