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    too much cholesterol in a person’s blood can lead to a heart disease and stroke (1). Cholesterol is the most common sterol in animal. Plants also have sterols in their structure, however human enzyme systems can only digest animal sterols (2). Cholesterol is produced in our bodies by the liver (endogenous) or could come from the foods we eat (exogenous). Both kinds are transported to and from the cells by lipoproteins: LDL and HDL. LDL cholesterol is considered to be the ”bad” cholesterol, since it

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    It claims to contain plant sterols to aid in lowering cholesterol of individuals who consume it. A health risk that is associated with too much saturated fat is atherosclerosis (Smolin et al., 2015). Consuming too much saturated fat causes the lipoproteins that contain cholesterol to increase in production in the liver (Smolin et al., 2015). This results in the reduction of receptors on LDL cholesterol so it decreases the amount of cholesterol that is removed from the blood (Smolin et al., 2015)

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    Natural Ways to Reduce Cholesterol Are you asking yourself what is cholesterol because your Doctor has told you that you need to reduce your cholesterol levels in the blood. What is Cholesterol Are you now confused you by his/her talking about "good and bad cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and LDL cholesterol? Then fear not. You are certainly not alone. Numerous times I have been approached in my practice by individuals asking me, What is cholesterol?" or "What is HDL and LDL cholesterol all about?" To

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    What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is an organic molecule part of the classification of biomolecules known as lipids. It is a sterol, or steroid alcohol, that is extremely important as it is a major structural component of the cell membrane in animal cells and also a precursor for the production of steroid hormones, bile salts, bile acids and vitamin D. Cholesterol is a waxy substance with the chemical formula C27H46O, it consists of three 6-memebered rings and one 5-membered ring fused together

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    million Americans have high cholesterol. Derived from the Greek word "chole" for bile, this thick substance is produced in the liver and is very important to the good health and functioning of the human body. Cholesterol has numerous functions in the body and it is found in the outer layer of every human cell. Among its functions include the following; production of bile, aids in cell membrane growth and production of the hormones estrogen and testosterone. Cholesterol also helps to metabolize fat

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    the high-risk group. Cholesterol is a compound chemical that contributes to coronary artery disease, which have a various risk factors which includes poor dieting, smoking, and a family medical history. This disease is very high risks, its one which runs in my family, and family history. Cholesterol carries lipid in your blood. Lipids is a fatty tissues found in the membrane of the body tissues, it is a source of fat. It is transported in the blood plasma of the body. Cholesterol can lead up to coronary

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    Case Study Of Cholesterol

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    8 CHOLESTROL LVELS Cholesterol is a waxy substance that comes from two sources: your body and food. Your body, and especially your liver, makes all the cholesterol you need and circulates it through the blood. But cholesterol is also found in foods from animal sources, such as meat, poultry and full-fat dairy products. Your liver produces more cholesterol when you eat a diet high in saturated and trans fats. Excess cholesterol can form plaque between layers of artery walls, making it harder

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    Essay 18: Cholesterol Explained At this point in time, the word 'cholesterol' has a decidedly negative connotation, conjuring up images of gallstones, heart attacks, and strokes. Although excess cholesterol often plays a role in these disease states, that is only part of the story. This article will focus on what cholesterol is and why the human body needs a certain amount of it to function properly. Cholesterol is a small, hydrophobic molecule composed almost entirely of carbon and hydrogen

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    Cholesterol is a compound of sterol type found in all the cells of the body, nerves and the blood (What is Cholesterol?). Cholesterol plays two very important parts in the body: aid in the production of hormones and helping the body with digestion (Jernigan). Cholesterol is usually located in the adrenal glands, ovaries, and testes and changes into steroid hormones and those hormones have critical jobs in the function of the body (Jernigan). Without cholesterol converting into steroid hormones the

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    Bodybuilding Cholesterol Bodybuilding Cholesterol Levels bodybuilding cholesterolOne major mistake that people make when bodybuilding is to ignore the role of cholesterol in their diet and in their bodies. If you want to know how to healthily begin bodybuilding, cholesterol is both your friend and your enemy. What is Cholesterol? We’ve probably all heard that cholesterol is bad, and high cholesterol levels is really bad. But what does that mean? It turns out that cholesterol is an essential

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