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How to control your cholesterol

How to control your cholesterol

How to control your cholesterol

The cholesterol has been for the past few years one of the top subjects debated in medical TV programs, magazines and online articles. The interest showed for this subject is entitled because a high level of cholesterol indicates a serious health problem and could be life threatening.

Unlike the general impression, cholesterol is not really a fat. The cholesterol is an essential steroid that can be found in the cell membranes. Its main function is to create membrane permeability and fluidity, also contributing to the synthesis of bile acid, hormones and different vitamins. (more…)