That is not the takeaway at all. Attia's main point is that it is the LDL particle count, LDL-P, that is most important and it should be low. The standard measure of LDL just measures concentration, LDL-C, and is a very poor estimator of risk.
Originally Posted by Kingofturtles
Note that rather than getting the expensive NMR or VAP tests, which have not been fully standardised so produce uncertain results, LDL-P correlates very strongly with apo-B
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