The Macronutrients: Carbohydrates, Lipids, and Proteins Video Lessons

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Problem: Elevated HDL concentrations are associated with a low risk of heart disease because theya. scavenge excess cholesterol and phospholipids from the tissues and return them to the liver. b. are a more complex type of cholesterol. c. carry lipids around in the blood more often than LDL. d. carry cholesterol and triglycerides from the liver to the rest of the body. e transport newly absorbed lipids from intestinal cells to the rest of the body.

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High-Density Lipoproteins: removes excess cholesterol from the blood to the liver

Low-Density Lipoproteins: transports cholesterol to the cells

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Elevated HDL concentrations are associated with a low risk of heart disease because they

a. scavenge excess cholesterol and phospholipids from the tissues and return them to the liver. 

b. are a more complex type of cholesterol. 

c. carry lipids around in the blood more often than LDL. 

d. carry cholesterol and triglycerides from the liver to the rest of the body. 

e transport newly absorbed lipids from intestinal cells to the rest of the body.

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