This is why cholesterol is fundamentally important in our body.
Did you know that High levels of HDL have been shown to protect against stroke, heart attack and a bonus in enhancement of bed performance. Our bodies are self-regulating and in real sense it does produce cholesterol, this alone explain that it’s essential to have it in adequate supply for a normal body functioning.
Let’s forget the bad publication of cholesterol and let’s appreciate it
for once for its good work so that we can be empowered to handle it positively
and eliminate its bad characteristics easily.
Sources of cholesterol
is majorly sensitized in the human liver, other sources includes intake of
animal products like meat (plants do not sensitize cholesterol).
Main uses of cholesterol are:
Synthesis of testosterone hormone; and sex hormones in general.
Note: This three roles are particularly
dependent of cholesterol, thus its presence is directly proportional to their
While we now
appreciate the importance of cholesterol, the question now would be why then is
it so demonized the bad aspects of cholesterol arises when there is increased
amount of low density lipoproteins; the
low density lipoprotein do lead to plague accumulation on the walls of vascular
canals, narrowing them which can results to ‘bursting’ of blood vessels. With such
traits it earns its name ’the bad cholesterol’.
In ideal situation the high density lipoprotein, called the good cholesterol does the convers, it helps keep your cardiovascular system healthy. It actually aids in the removal of LDL from the arteries.
the bad cholesterol back to the liver, where it’s broken down and eliminated
from the body.
of HDL have also been shown to protect against stroke and heart attack, while
low HDL has been shown to increase those risks.
always aim to have the good cholesterol high and the bad cholesterol as low as
possible. A regular lipid profile check is recommended.
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