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Do you know your cholesterol numbers?
Yes, and they are in target range according to my doctor.
Yes, but my numbers need improvement.
Yes I know the results but I don't know if they're good or bad.
No. I don't know.
I haven't checked lately.

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by Brenda Bell
In high school biology, we learned that another term for carbohydrates is "polysaccharides". These break down into "discaccharides", and further into "monosaccharides". These small-molecule carbohydrates are more commonly known as "sugars". Similarly, we learned that fats are (after a long process) broken down into monosaccharides, and parts of proteins are broken down into these as well. We learned about three common disaccharides —...