Cholesterol

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  • Essay On Cholesterol

    Cholesterol is a powerful substance that can be produced to keep our body functioning, and it can also be found in foods. According to Dr. Maja Fiket, a medical and science freelance writer, cholesterol was first discovered in 1769, but research on cholesterol wasn’t conducted until the 20th century. In 1769, François Poulletier de la Salle discovered cholesterol in gallstones and in bile. However, Boudet, a researcher, was the first to find cholesterol in blood in 1833 (Fiket, 1). In 1928, German chemists Heinrich O. Wieland and Adolf O.R. Windaus discovered the molecular structure and composition of cholesterol. The molecular structure of cholesterol is C27H46O (NIH, 1). Cholesterols play an important part in hormone production, vitamin D production, bile production, and cell membrane support. If we don’t have cholesterol, then we will have malfunctions with weight,…

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  • Differences Between Cholesterol And Fats

    Cholesterol and Fats By Name: Institution: Cholesterol has a sub-nuclear recipe of C27H45OH. This molecule is composed out of three ranges: a hydrocarbon tail, a ring structure District with four hydrocarbon rings and a hydroxyl total. The hydroxyl (OH) gregarious affair is polar, which makes it dissolvable in dihydrogen monoxide. This little 2-atom structure makes cholesterol an alcohol. The alcohol that we imbibe, ethanol, is a much more minuscule alcohol that moreover has a hydroxyl…

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  • Cholesterol Persuasive Speech

    participate in any physical exertion. Until today he was unaware of his cholesterol situation and how it can affect him. Doctor: Good Morning, How are you today? Patient: Good, I’m here today to get my bloodwork results. Doctor: Ok, Great. Let’s take a look. I see that we did a cholesterol panel test last week and I have the results right here. It looks like your triglycerides came back at 145 milligrams per deciliter. All cholesterol tests are measured in milligrams per deciliter. According…

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  • High Cholesterol Research Paper

    ones body, and most importantly, what are such foods doing to one 's cholesterol? In moderation a person can eat delicious and tasty foods; but, when the consumption of food (high in cholesterol) becomes excessive and more than the body can handle a problem begins: high cholesterol. Pathology So what is cholesterol and why do humans need it to function? Cholesterol is a fat found in the body. It is used in the body to help digest food, regulate hormones, promote growth, and produce vitamin D.…

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  • Diagnostic Considerations In Nursing Case Studies

    that is the formation of gallstones is the precursor to inflammation of the gallbladder progressing in CC (Craft & Gordon, 2011; Dennis, Wile & May, 2015; Fred & Ferri, 2016). In developed countries 85-90% composition of gallstones is cholesterol (Craft & Gordon, 2011; Fred & Ferri, 2016). Disrupted balance of cholesterol, triglycerides, and phospholipids in bile form cholesterol gallstones (McLean Heitkemper, Croghan, Cox-North, & Framp, 2012). Bile salts and phospholipids such as lecithin…

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  • Egg Consumption

    aged 40 to 75 years (1986-1994) and registered nurses who resided in 11 large states, aged 30 to 55 years (1980-1994). Consequently, the results of this study cannot be appropriately generalized beyond the sample that was used to conduct this research. The second study used a non-experimental research design specifically a correlational study to address whether egg yolk intake relates to vascular damage to the carotid plaque area. The dependent variable for this study was carotid plaque area…

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  • Causes And Effects Of Heart Disease

    add to this harm. The risk factors that cause heart disease are mostly composed of everyday problems that our communities and the world have been trying to improve on for years. Three main components of the cause of heart disease are smoking, high blood cholesterol, and overweight and obesity. We all see these three things going on in our life everyday rather…

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  • Tlc Dietary Habits

    that you cannot change that contribute to the amount of LDL cholesterol in your body such as heredity, age, and sex (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2005). However, there are dietary sources of LDL which include: saturated fat, which is normally found in food with animals and increases blood cholesterol more than anything else, trans fat, which is normally found in food made with hydrogenated oils and fats, and cholesterol, which comes only from animal products and is often found…

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  • The Importance Of A Heart-Healthy Diet

    Ensure that you opt for extra-virgin olive oil because it is typically regarded as the healthiest option! Avocado Add a small amount of avocado to a spinach salad or sandwich to boost the quantity of heart-healthy fats in your food intake. Avocados are full of monounsaturated fat that helps them to reduce LDL levels while increasing the quantity of HDL cholesterol within your body. They enable the absorption of other carotenoids — particularly beta-carotene as well as lycopene — which are vital…

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  • Wolman Disease Analysis

    Analysis of the Molecular Basis of Wolman Disease Wolman disease is an autosomal recessive condition that is characterized as the complete deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme, lysosomal acid lipase (LAL).1 LAL is responsible for hydrolyzing triglycerides and cholesterol esters in the body that have been internalized via receptor mediated endocytosis.2,3 Therefore this enzyme functions inside the lysosome to carry out hydrolysis of lipids. Wolman disease is contracted by an estimated 1 out of…

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