its absorbs HDL(bad) and carries it to the liver for removal from the blood
HDL= High Density Lipoprotein (good cholesterol)
hdl is your good cholesterol..you want it higher and you want your ldl to be lower
The HDL-lipoprotein is the "good cholestrol".HDL is short for "High Density Lipoprotein".
The WebMD website will give you the explanation of the cholesterol HDL ratio and will also tell you the benefits of a good HDL ratio. HDL stands for High Density Lipo-Protein. It is the good cholesterol in the bloodstream.
HDL or High Density Lipids is the good kind of cholesterol. HDL cholesterol is found in olive oil, salmon, mackerel, seafood and some fatty nuts.
HDL= Good Cholesterol, LDL = Bad Cholesterol
You want your HDL (good) to be higher and your LDL (bad) to be lower.
Your cholesterol HDL ratio is calculated by dividing your high-density lipoprotein (HDL, or "good") cholesterol into your total cholesterol. Your doctor can assist you in advising what your optimum HDL ratio should be.
LDL (bad cholesterol) of 104 is reasonably low - and this is good. HDL(good cholesterol) of 65 is significantly high - and this is also good!