Cholesterol Metabolism, LDL, HDL and other Lipoproteins, Animation
24
August

Cholesterol Metabolism, LDL, HDL and other Lipoproteins, Animation

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Despite having a BAD reputation as a high-risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, cholesterol is an ESSENTIAL component of all animal cells. It is an INTEGRAL part of the cell membrane, providing membrane FLUIDITY and participating in a number of cellular processes. Cholesterol also serves as a PRECURSOR for production of bile, steroid hormones, and vitamin […]


How to improve your cholesterol numbers
22
August

How to improve your cholesterol numbers

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You’ve got a diagnosis of high cholesterol. Oh dear ! We’re accustomed to viewing high levels of LDL cholesterol as “a heart attack waiting to happen”. This viewpoint leads to Low cholesterol diets and statin prescriptions. While extremely high levels of LDL particles are definitely not a sign of GOOD HEALTH, the real red flag, […]