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Cholesterol is an organic chemical substance and is a steroid of fat. High levels of this steroid fat can cause real problems with humans leading to heart and circularity problems as the fat builds up layers in vital veins thereby restricting blood flow to vital organs such as the heart and can n some cases cause heart failure. On the other hand humans require this essential and important steroid fat to keep us healthy, as it responsible for creating and maintaining membranes within our bodies, the trick is to get the intake balance correct. Cholesterol was first discovered in 1769 in the gallstones.
A high blood cholesterol level increases your risk of coronary artery disease. Lower cholesterol is usually better - but not always.Some research suggests that low levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or "bad," cholesterol may be associated with an increased risk of certain types of cancer. Othe…
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== Foods Low in CholesteroA Guide to Choosing Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol FoodsHealthy eating can become exciting and rewarding. Remember to include a variety of foods in your diet. Consume foods from all of the food groups. Include a variety of different foods within groups. This list provides a guide…
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Absolutely When people cut too much fat from their diets, their HDL to LDL ratios can actually get worse, increasing their risk of heart attack and stroke. But there are numerous other health risks associated with cholesterol levels that are too low. (My father-in-law spectacularly "overacheived"…
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Any non-animal product will be cholesterol-free. So add fruits, vegetables and grains to your diet. And speaking of grains, make sure they are high fiber grains -- think brown vs. white. Oatmeal has been shown to also lower cholesterol. Answer2: Try high fiber foods like lentils, beans, garlic, oat…
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A solid compound in blood; a steroid alcohol sterol made by the liver and present in all animal cells. Cholesterol is a lipid, is the most plentiful steroid found in animal tissue and is an important component to the human body. It is manufactured in the liver and carried throughout the body in th…
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Fatty foods can cause this so you may what to eat correctly...Animals produce cholesterol in their bodies. Cholesterol moves nutrients throughout the body, via the blood stream. Dietary cholesterol comes from consuming animals or animal products.
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Niacin, also known as nicotinic acid, is vitamin B3. It occurs naturally in plants and animals and is also added to many foods as a vitamin supplement. Niacin also blocks the production of cholesterol in the body.Niacin is used to reduce levels of LDL (or "bad") cholesterol, total cholesterol, and t…
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"Dyslipidemia" refers to any of several lipid abnormalities. Lipid abnormalities can be divided into 3 categories: 1. High Cholesterol. This refers to high LDL (low-density lipoprotein). 2. Low HDL. Your "good cholesterol" (high-density lipoprotein) should not be too low. 3. High Triglycerides. Trig…
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Vitamin B4 (also known as Adenine) can be found in brewer's yeast and whole grains primarily. It is also found with other B vitamins in breads and cereals and raw honey. Small amounts can be found in sage, spearmint, and ginger. It's also believed that all complex carbohydrates contain varying amoun…
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First, make dietary changes. Eat more fish containing omega 3 fatty acids, such as salmon or sardines (but please be careful with fish, everyday eating fish gets riskier and riskier with the conditions of our coastal waters). Eat foods with monounsaturated fats, such as olives, olive oil and avocado…
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Saturated fates are the fats to avoid. Saturated fat is a fat that consists of triglycerides containing only saturated fatty acids. The chain of carbon atoms is fully saturated with hydrogen..
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Yes that is high. Talk to a doctor.
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It is about 53mg per 100gm. for clams or cockles.
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There is an article in a 2005 Economist Magazine that addresses this question. From that article the answer is yes. If you have a fungal infection, you have a high probability that your bad cholesterol will be above exceptable levels.
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There are some simple ways to lower your cholesterol: Eating a healthy diet (avoid unnecessary carbohydrates, and try to avoid hydrogenated fats, whether they be from animal or vegetables. Avoiding foods with natural cholesterol like meat products will actually make lowering cholesterol harder, sinc…
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Yes, Beef Heart is high in cholesterol but as far as an organ meat goes, not as high as in liver or kidneys.On top of that it is very high in iron, riboflavin, selenium and vitamin B12. It is also high in niacin, phosphorus and zinc.
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Raising HDL levels (a little at a time) Increasing the HDL (or "good") cholesterol level appears to be a function of both exercise and diet. Adding 30 minutes of moderate exercise to your daily routine will see a positive change within a surprisingly short period of time. In addition, you should i…
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Alcohol out of the bottle has no cholesterol, salt or sodium in it. When mixed with other things, it may have these items. Margaritas traditionally have lots of salt. And if it is mixed with milk, cream or ice cream it can have cholesterol in it.
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LDL is a low density lipoproteins which flows with our blood. Because of its very nature of low density and very low amount of mass, sometimes it gets stuck inside the walls of blood vessels. If deposits gets accumulated over a period of time, it causes blockage to the healthy flow of blood causing …
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Almonds are cholesterol free. Cholesterol comes from animal and animal products only. Plant produce is free from cholesterol.
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Alcohol does not cause high cholesterol, but it can raise it. It can also boost the levels of good cholesterol.
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There are a couple of things that you can do to lower cholesterol. The most common solution that the current medical establishment currently uses is statin drugs. Unfortunately these cause many people to have some rather harsh side effects. Unless your cholesterol is off the charts and require immed…
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heart attack it causes narrowness of arteries
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No, salt is a mineral. Foods dont have cholesterol in them, foods cause cholesterol because of the fat content in them.
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Previously oysters were thought to contain high amounts of cholesterol but now, since new methods of calculating cholesterol levels are more accurate, oysters have been removed from the restricted list. Oysters are naturally low in fat, sodium, and calories. They are also a very good source of high …
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Firstly, let us determine what cholesterol is. Cholesterol is a waxy substance that occurs naturally in the human body. You need some levels of cholesterol for your body to function. High cholesterol is the buildup of unhealthy amounts of cholesterol. This could lead to the clogging of arteries and …
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You would need to check the 'saturated fat' content as the higher this is, the worse it is for your cholesterol level. Other foods high in saturated fat: fatty meats, pastries etc would increase your cholesterol level.
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For every tablespoon of Parmesan Cheese there are 4 grams of cholesterol. One tablespoon of Parmesan Cheese also contains 76 mg of sodium.
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When you hear the word cholesterol, the first thing you probably think of is that it is bad. However, cholesterol is actually a very important component of cell membranes. Cholesterol molecules are made up of four rings of hydrogen and carbon atoms. They are hydrophobic and are found among the hydro…
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LDL is the bad cholesterol. LDL stands for low density lipoprotein cholesterol. LDL is produced in the liver and carries antioxidants and amino acids to other cells.
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LDL stands for "low-density lipoproteins" and is sometimes referred to as "bad cholesterol". Lipoproteins are organic compounds that allow the blood to carry insoluble molecules such as cholesterol and trigycerides. Lipoproteins with low density are more likely to "drop" their transported cholestero…
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While cholesterol plays a physiological role in the body, it's not as though dietary cholesterol is nutritionally essential. Your liver is able to produce cholesterol on its own from saturated fat. In any case, I'm not aware of anyone suffering from a cholesterol deficiency-most of us should be con…
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HDLs are good cholesterol and LDLs are bad for you. LDL stands for Low Density Lipoproteins and they stick to the inside of the arteries, narrowing them and making blood pressure higher. If one of the 'plaques' is knocked off, it can block the bloodstream causing a heart attack.
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I just got diagnosed 3 hours ago, I went strait home to research on it. They say Niacin is the best, because it is the most natural. What it does is block the production of cholesterol by blocking the release of triglycerides from body fat, and by slowing down the liver from making more from blood s…
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Cholesterol is measured in units called millimoles per litre of blood "mmol/litre" or "mmol/l". America uses the units milligrams per decilitre of blood: mg/d "mmol/litre" or "mmol/l". America uses the units milligrams per decilitre of blood: mg/dl instead. It is desirable to have a total cholestero…
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Which of the following affects the amount of total cholesterol in your body? if you are an flvs student the answere is all of the above that's what i put.
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cholesterol is essential to life.it is a structural component of cell membrane.it is the precursor for the synthesis of all other steroids in the body.(steroid hormones, vitamin D, bile acids).it is an essential ingredient in the structure of lipoproteins in which form the lipids in the body are tra…
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You should try to eat as healthily as possible. Try to look for foods which sya they help with lowering cholesterol. Such as Cheerios. You should give your doctor a call for more information.
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An egg usually contains about 200 plus mgs. of calories. High calorie foods should be avoided in order to be safe from hypertension. According to leading experts, a healthy person should limit high calorie foods (of 300 or so mgs. of cholesterol) intake. To remove the risk of eating too much calorie…
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Are you thinking of tapioca pudding or just plain tapioca? The cholesterol content is different for each. With tapioca pudding it depends on if whole, 2%, 1%, or skim milk is used in the recipe as well as if egg yolks are used or just egg whites. In ready-made packages of pudding, I would suggest lo…
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Thankfully there are natural ways to help lower your cholesterol without reducing to medication. You want to be eating foods that have plant sterols in them like fruits and veggies. Recently my mom told me about a nutritional beverage that she has been drinking. After drinking it for awhile, she got…
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Low Density Lipoproteins
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300 mg on a 2,000 caloire diet
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The body's cholesterol is manufactured in the liver. It is used in the liver to make bile acids where they are then stored in the gall bladder. Bile acids are used to dissolve fats from the food. In addition, you should know, Cholesterol is needed to make every hormone in our bodies.Cholesterol co…
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Palm oil and coconut oil have cholesterol.
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No. Cholesterol, by definition, only comes from animal sources. The method of cooking potatoes determines whether or not you are loading up on cholesterol.Frying is the culprit. Avoid fried potatoes, especially " fries ".
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300 milligrams a day or less is the recommended amount of cholesterol.
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I think you are confusing cholesterol that you eat with cholesterol in the blood. Cholesterol in your blood is measured in particles. Some of the particles are LDL, or low density lipoproteins, and HDL, or high density lipoproteins. LDL is referred to as the "bad cholesterol". You can remember it be…
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Carbohydrates do not turn into cholesterol, however they are linked to cholesterol levels in the blood. Some carbohydrates increase triglycerides which allow very low-density lipoproteins particles to be produced by the liver.
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Eating 1 1/2 cups of Oatmeal and oat bran provides fiber which reduces cholesterol. Also eating a handful nuts like almonds, pistachios, hazelnuts can reduce risk of heart disease. By eating at least two servings of fish a week can also help deduce the risk of sudden death. Other foods that can help…
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Yes it can been using for more than 10years.Pat Pickpat@afrigrit.co.za0828933683
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The only studies I've seen have shown that beer actually regulates cholesterol levels. A 2006 study at the University of Western Ontario showed that a couple of beers actually helps reduce LDL. Go on to the third one and more and the effect slows down and then reverses......
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Your body needs cholesterol to aid in the prodution of hormones, like testosterone and estrogen, the sex hormones. Also, cholesterol is used in cell membranes for cell structure.
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yes, alcohol has a very bad effect on your cholesterol.
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There are lot of foods which helps you to reduce cholesterol. Try brightly colored fruits and vegetables like blueberry, peach, oranges, beetroot, etc. Do some exercise too along with dieting. There are many cholesterol lowering foods that you can include in to your diet to reduce high cholesterol…
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The cell membrane would not be able to regulate its fluidity. Cholesterol keeps the membrane more rigid at high temps. and more fluid at low temps.
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cholesterol can lead to heart attack and is seriously effective when you have too much of it.
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The formula for cholesterol is C27H46O. It is in the shape of a tetracyclic ring which contributes to the decreasing of fluids.
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Butter contains about 31mg of cholesterol.
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Very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol is one of the three major types of lipoproteins. The other two are high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. Each type contains a mixture of cholesterol, protein and triglyceride, but in varying amounts.L…
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Potatoes are one food that are high in cholesterol. There are also beef, eggs, pork, and lamb. See the related link below for more information.Potatoes are one food that are high in cholesterol. See the related link below for more info.Foods high in cholesterol generally belong to the protein group …
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You can eat the plant food, the fruits, the vegetables, multigrain loaf and cereal in particular. The plant food does not contain cholesterol. Food who is rich in cholesterol for an average of 3.52746 (oz) or 0.22046 (lb) of food: Offal: 3.08647 to 6.17294 Grain Brains: 27.93257 Grain Kidneys: …
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Yes, the cholesterol is in the egg yolks and it's there whether they are farm fresh or factory stale.
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Liver makes cholesterol and for treatment with herbs see cidpusa.org and their book the Flame within hich has prevention and cures of all diseases
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Some animal membranes contain cholesterol. This enables teh membrane to stay fluid more easily when the cell temperature drops.
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200mg per day
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Cholesterol is used by the body to manufacture steroids, or cortisone-like hormones, including the sex hormones. These hormones include testosterone, estrogen and cortisone. Combined, these hormones control a myriad of bodily functions. # Cholesterol helps the liver produce bile acids. These acids a…
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Depending on an individual, the common one would be to change or modify your lifestyle by : making dietary changes in order to reduce cholesterol levels and healthy body weight taking up a moderate exercise like brisk walking for 20 mins daily so as to raise the HDLs, the good cholesterol and redu…
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No bananas do not contain cholesterol in them :) x
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If someone drinks enough beer for it to affect their weight, then it may also harm their LDL and HDL cholesterol levels. LDL is bad cholesterol and HDL is good cholesterol.
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shellfish have a lot of cholesterol
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There is more than one type of cholesterol. The two main types, low-density lipoprotein (LDL, bad) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL, good). High levels of LDL can be fatal, while low levels of HDL can lead to heart disease.
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i don't know but i do know if you eat eggs your cholesterol will go up and if you eat blueberrys your cholesterol will go down
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Cholesterol helps your body, but it can give you heart disease if the cholesterol is high wich is why they have foods to lower your cholesterol
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they're a type of fat
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yes it lowered mine along with exercise total cholesterol aug 2009 was 240 now 155 LDL was 170 now 103 HDL went from 48 to 52 by 0ct 1009
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B6 and B12
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There is only one polar group that can be found in cholesterol despite it being nonpolar. That one group is a hydroxyl group.
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Heart disease research doctors and scientists do not know the exact cause or causes of atherosclerosis. Scientists think that the buildup of plaque starts when the lining of the artery is damaged or injured, but they are not sure why and how the artery becomes damaged in the first place.Scientists a…
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It depends if they eat well and exercise.
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Does donating blood get rid of cholesterol? I'm Bob Hirshon and this is Science Update.People who give blood generally do so out of a desire to help their fellow human beings. But listener John Davis of Redmond, Washington, wonders if a blood donor can get even more out of giving the gift of life. H…
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Cholesterol is found outside the body.
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White chicken without the skin, lean cuts of meat that have little or no fat, but if you want to avoid cholesterol eat more fish. The kind without meat in it. Meat consists of animal cells. All animal cells contain cholesterol. Red meat contains more cholesterol than other types of meat. Fish and fo…
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Plants do not contain cholesterol. They do contain phytosterols, which are similar in chemical structure.
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Good quality fish oil is a healthy supplement but most effective if you are replacing bad fats with good fats like fish, avocado, a small amount of nuts, and other good oils having low LDL and higher HDL. You would need to be getting enough exercise, eating the right amount of calories, and getting …
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It's not.
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It gives required energy to the body when it is needed...
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The most common cause of high cholesterol is eating foods that are high in cholesterol. Some people's genetics make them more likely to have high cholesterol, but with a diet low in cholesterol and medication, it can be managed. Avoiding food high in cholesterol is the first step in lowering your ch…
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Taking statins is the treatment for high cholesterol. A low fat diet will help but is only satisfactory on its own if the cholesterol is only slightly high and there are no other risk factors such as high blood pressure or diabetes.
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Avacado
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Cholesterol is made by hepatocytes or liver cells. The two main sources for hepatocytes cholesterol synthesis are recycling cholesterol form bile and making it for saturated fats. Dietary intake accounts for a small fraction, even if a person consumed no cholesterol there levels can still go up.
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Do exercise regularly and cholesterol will reduce in a form of perspiration. Avoid also eating fatty foods such as pigs and chickens. Lessen the take of alcohols and eat many fruits and vegetables, but make sure the food you eat has no bacteria because it may lead to other health problems.
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LDL (low-density-lipoproteins)- transport cholesterol to body cells where they are used in various ways. It is also called the bad cholesterol. HDL (high-density-lipoproteins)- transport cholesterol from the tissue cells (or arteries) to the liver for disposal in bile. For this purpose it is called …
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Procurement of cholesterol is via two routes. The body makes some of it, and the rest comes from cholesterol in animal products, such as meat, poultry, fish, egg, butter, cheese and whole milk. Food from plants - like fruits, vegetables and cereals - doesn't have cholesterol. Foods with saturated fa…
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Cholesterol is a type of fat. There are two main sources of cholesterol: 1- liver produces 2- certain foods
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