Scientific illustration Illustration: Susanne Riber Alcohol consumption, lipoprotein, and cardiovascular disease nexs.ku.dk Lipoprotein Lipoproteins are particles consiting of protein and lipids (fat). They transport cholesterol through our blod to the cells of the body. We have two systems of lipoproteins – the good and the bad. The ‘good’ cholesterol are HDL (high-density lipoproteins). And the ‘bad’ cholesterol – LDL (low-density lipoprotein). Lipoprotein Components Thanks for watching!