Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in our body which is found in our blood. The liver produced triglycerides as well as from the foods we eat. Most of the time we consume more calories than our body needs. The calories needed by our body are burnt as energy. When the calories input… Continue reading What Is The Difference Between Triglycerides and Cholesterol?
Oil doesn’t mix with water, that’s why cholesterol can’t easily dissolve in the blood. Cholesterol is a kind of fat, similar as oil, while our blood is like water. Our body needs cholesterol, such as to constructing walls for the cells, producing hormones, Vitamin D etc. Cholesterol distributed through out the body in the bloodstream… Continue reading How Cholesterol Affecting Our Heart
The two scariest health problems nowadays are Cancer and Cholesterol. There are several symptoms to alarm us for Cancer, while cholesterol is considered as a silent killer because it shows no obvious symptoms nor pain. High cholesterol levels even occurs in children with a family history of cardiovascular disease or stroke as it’s passed on… Continue reading Why Do Serious Health Problems Encounter Younger and Younger Victims?
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
We keep hearing Lipoprotein as an indication for our cholesterol levels. HDL, High-Density Lipoproteins is the good cholesterol and the LDL, Low-Density Lipoproteins is the bad cholesterol. So, why lipoprotein is always connected to cholesterol? Cholesterol is a kind of fat, produced and controlled by the liver through our blood. As our blood is like… Continue reading Lipoprotein and Cholesterol
Total cholesterol, LDL (Low Density Lipoproteins) and HDL (High Density Lipoproteins) refers to the amount of cholesterol carried within different types of lipoproteins. Having a high total cholesterol means that there are a lot of cholesterol in the blood. High LDL means that a lot of cholesterol in the blood is contained in LDL. High… Continue reading The Bad Cholesterol on The Body
Ah…….. cholesterol…….. we hear this C word all the time, which has been frightening us for nearly 50 years. The second scariest word after Cancer, Cholesterol as a matter of fact is a silent killer, so they say. What is Cholesterol? When we say “Cholesterol” actually we aren’t talking about the cholesterol itself. It’s about… Continue reading Cholesterol Is Not What We Are Talking About
Cholesterol, a type of fat found in our body cell is made by the liver or from our food. We just need a little amount of cholesterol to help the brain and other organs grow and work properly. Too much cholesterol in the blood can block the blood vessels and over the years. High cholesterol… Continue reading Why Cholesterol Matters for Women’s Health
We may all understand that high cholesterol isn’t good for our health, but do we know the factors which might raised our cholesterol levels? There are a few factors which can trigger a high cholesterol levels, such as age, diet, diseases, gender, genetics, lifestyle and weight. ~ Age: High cholesterol becomes more common as we… Continue reading What Are The Risk Factors for High Cholesterol?
Lemons, like all fruits are cholesterol free and contain various natural compounds that can help reduce the amount of cholesterol circulating in the blood.Cholesterol is a major factor in heart disease. Lemons are a very good source of vitamin C, which helps reducing the amount of lipids and cholesterol in the blood.Vitamin C helps to… Continue reading Lemon is Good for Lowering Cholesterol Level