Our heart is a muscle that generates the force that propels blood throughout our vascular system. The heart requires a constant supply of oxygen, fuel and has its own private blood supply, the coronary arteries, which circulate around the heart. Atherosclerosis is the technical term for a dangerous condition of heart disease that develops when… Continue reading Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis and Heart Disease
Contrary to popular beliefs in general, fat and many kinds, is not entirely bad. In fact, they are important, among others for metabolism and regulation of body temperature. One of these fats is triglycerides. Triglycerides are one type of fat carried in the bloodstream and are also substances stored in the tissues as a result… Continue reading What is Triglycerides ?