Cholesterol is a waxy substance produced in the liver that travels through the circulatory system by binding to lipoprotein, another fatty molecule. High levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), often referred to as “bad cholesterol,” have been linked to adverse health outcomes. High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is the “good cholesterol” that has been shown to reduce the danger of certain illnesses. Cholesterol is produced in enough quantities by the body, but if necessary, it may also be obtained through diet. Dr. Robert Pilchik of Manhattan Cardiology explains how to keep cholesterol under control. Read the article.