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Cholesterol Quizzes & Trivia

Ah yes, cholesterol. The scarecrow of modern food diets. But did you know there’s bad and also good cholesterol? Nothing more than just an organic molecule, cholesterol has lots of things to share with you, though. That’s why we’ve come up with a special quiz to accommodate all the knowledge there is about it.

What French chemist first identified cholesterol in 1769? What foods are major sources of cholesterol? What does LDL and HDL stand for? What’s the molecular formula for cholesterol? What disease is strongly associated with higher concentrations of “bad cholesterol”? Did you manage to tackle our sample questions? If so, head on to the next batch of challenges and reward yourself with a juicy hamburger. Don’t overdo it though. A balanced diet is the key!
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    In ___________ cells dietary cholesterol is esterified and packaged into _____________ for transport to the ______________.

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