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    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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    High Cholesterol

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    bombarded with the guilt of having high cholesterol, without really understanding what cholesterol even is. Cholesterol is actually incredibly important in keeping the body functioning. In fact, studies have shown that too-low cholesterol levels can cause anxiety and depression, among other issues, in both men and women. (1) High cholesterol is potentially very dangerous and can even be life-threatening. Luckily, lowering blood cholesterol levels is not as hard as one may think. The first step…

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    what was Cholesterol ? Cholesterol is a compound of sterol type found in most body tissues. Cholesterol and its derivatives are important constituents of cell membranes and precursors of other steroid compound, but a high proportion in the blood of low - density lipoprotein.( Which transports Cholesterol to the tissue) it is associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease. Two kinds of lipoprotein carry Cholesterol throughout your body low - density and high-density lipoprotein .Your…

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    It has long been studied that saturated fats increase cholesterol. Mono-unsaturated (one carbon double-double bond) and polyunsaturated (more than one carbon double-double bond) found primarily in vegetable oils, tend to lower cholesterol and therefore better for your health. Higher cholesterol elevates the chances of getting coronary heart disease. Back in the 1950’s, it was discovered that animal fats could be substituted with vegetable oils in the substance we know as margarine. This meant…

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    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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    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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    People need cholesterol in their body for hormones, vitamin d and other things that help you digest your food. Cholesterol goes through your body in small groups. They are made of fat and and proteins. LDL is a bad cholesterol and HDL is good because it carries cholesterol throughout your body. LDL is considered bad because it causes buildup of cholesterol in your arteries. Steroids are considered good and bad because doctors give you steroids for medical conditions. They are also bad because…

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    Everyone is going crazy with cholesterol these days. Health officials in the United States recommends that everybody over the age of twenty year’s old makes a cholesterol test once every five years (Mercola, " The Cholesterol Myth That Is Harming Your Health"). But, what is cholesterol and why is it so important? First of all, some concepts need to be explained. Cholesterol is often mistaken with triglycerides. Both are types of lipids (fats) (Matters). Both are transported in the body by…

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    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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    People need cholesterol in their body for hormones, vitamin d and other things that help you digest your food. Cholesterol goes through your body in small groups. They are made of fat and and proteins. LDL is a bad cholesterol and HDL is good because it carries cholesterol throughout your body. LDL is considered bad because it causes buildup of cholesterol in your arteries. Steroids are considered good and bad because doctors give you steroids for medical conditions. They are also bad because…

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