Tag Archives: Cholesterol

Medical News Today: Can cottonseed oil help lower your 'bad' cholesterol?

High levels of cholesterol can be harmful, and they can increase a person’s risk of serious cardiovascular events, such as heart attack or stroke. A high-fat diet can contribute to raised cholesterol levels, but some researchers say that ingesting a specific type of oil may prevent this negative effect. A new study compares the effects… Read More »

Cholesterol Lowering Foods

Cholesterol is a fatty substance found in every human cell. Not only does it help our bodies to make vitamin D, it’s necessary for the absorption of essential fatty acids and for the production of sex hormones. ‘Good’ cholesterol, or high density lipoproteins (HDL), occurs naturally in the blood and disposes of surplus cholesterol, helping to protect us against heart disease. However,… Read More »

Cholesterol, Cholesterol Posted By : Karl L

Cholesterol is one of the most important substances in your body. The walls of cells are manufactured out of cholesterol. The cells are designed so that they can convert protein, amino acids, fat, fatty acids, carbohydrates and sugars — all forms of food — into cholesterol. I have already covered this subject, from a different… Read More »