Cholesterol does not exist in vegetables. Vegetables do not clog arteries. Continue reading or else you'll die.

How the body uses cholesterol for ...
  • Cholesterol maintains the structure and shape of the of the cell membrane.
  • Cholesterol is vital to the brain and nervous system.It covers axons to help conduct the electrical impulses that make movement, sensation, thinking, learning,possible.
  • Cholesterol synthesizes bile acids. Bile acids are essential for the absorption of fat from the small intestines. The bile acids work like a detergent to break down and emulsify fat into microscopic droplets.
  • Your body must have vitamin D to absorb calcium and promote bone growth. Too little vitamin D results in soft bones in children
  • ALL of your steroid hormones are synthesized from cholesterol, including all of the sex and adrenal hormones
  • Not only is cholesterol not bad, it is one of the most vitally important substances inside of your body. Every cell of your body is made from it, and
  • LDL is increased risk of heart disease and HDL can have adverse health effect.
  • LDL is a combination of fats and proteins and having too much of the wrong type of blood is HDL. Their composition is structured and function differently.
  • During a blood test, both LDL and HDL are monitored to evaluate the patient’s risk of heart disease.
  • Other molecules monitored along with LDL and HDL in a patient's blood include triglycerides, low density lipoproteins, and high density lipoproteins. Triglycerides are a type of fat found in the bloodstream inside of cholesterol molecules, therefore, high levels of triglyceride increase the risk for heart disease.
  • Your test report will show your cholesterol levels in milligrams per deciliter of blood (mg/dL).
  • A healthy diet with reduced fat and cholesterol will increase HDL levels and decrease LDL levels. Saturated fat intake should be limited 7% or less of total calories, cholesterol should be 200 mg per day or less, and Omega 3 fatty acids will increase HDL levels.
  • Saturated fat and trans fat raise blood cholesterol levels, increasing a person's risk of developing heart disease. Unsaturated fats: These fats are in a liquid form when at room temperature and in the refrigerator.
  • unsaturated fats

An unsaturated fat is a fat or fatty acid in which there is at least one double bond within the fatty acid chain.

  • saturated fats

Examples of foods containing a high portion of saturated fat include animal fat, fatty meats, and certain vegetables products.

  • trans fats

Artificial trans fats are created in an industrial process that adds hydrogen to liquid vegetable oils to make them more solid.

  • cholesterol

A compound of the stereol type found in most body tissues.

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