The Bad vs Good Cholesterol & How To Lower Your Numbers

If you have ever been to a doctor or paid even the slightest bit of attention to any sort of health show, odds are good you have heard this one before: High cholesterol is bad for you. Okay, fair enough. But, why? What is it about cholesterol that is such a problem? First, let's define cholesterol. Cholesterol is a substance that is found in every one of the cells in your body. It is normal and only becomes a problem when there is too much of it.