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Low density lipoprotein (LDL) is a lipoprotein that contains more cholesterol than protein. Labeled as bad cholesterol because it deposits cholesterol on the walls of arteries. 
- ↑ Donche, Dan (2008). FF Trainer Certification Guide. USA: Fatal Fitness.
- ↑ Gastelu, Dan; Hatfield, Frederick C (2006). Specialist in Performance Nutrition: The Complete Guide. Carpenteria, CA: ISSA, 17.