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Each cell of the human body contains cholesterol. This substance helps to hold cells together and make hormones, vitamin D, and substances that help you digest foods. However, if there is too much cholesterol in your blood, it can lead to problems. A simple blood test can determine if your cholesterol level is too high. There are two main types of cholesterol, HDL cholesterol ("good cholesterol") and LDL ("bad cholesterol").
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