Lipoprotein and Cholesterol
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Lipoprotein and Cholesterol

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

The Bad Cholesterol on The Body
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The Bad Cholesterol on The Body

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

Cholesterol Is Not What We Are Talking About
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Cholesterol Is Not What We Are Talking About

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

Misunderstanding Cholesterol
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Misunderstanding Cholesterol

We might think that we know all about the a-z of cholesterol, the “good” cholesterol, HDL (High Density Lipoproteins), LDL (Low Density Lipoproteins) the “bad” cholesterol, triglycerides, the healthy cholesterol levels and which kind of food to consume, good fats, bad fats etc. But why keeping a healthy cholesterol level is still so difficult? Where’s… Continue reading Misunderstanding Cholesterol

It Takes Two to Tango
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It Takes Two to Tango

Positive and negative, yin with yang, good versus bad, male together with female, it takes two to Tango indeed. Cholesterol isn’t any different than many others. We’re all familiar with the term of the good cholesterol versus the bad cholesterol, but for some of us it’s not easy to understand even which one is which.… Continue reading It Takes Two to Tango

Why Cholesterol Matters for Women's Health
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Why Cholesterol Matters for Women’s Health

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

Bay Leaves – Alternative Medicine for Lowering Cholesterol
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Bay Leaves – Alternative Medicine for Lowering Cholesterol

One health problem that is feared by many people is high cholesterol. This health problem is easy to come because our lifestyle tends to be very bad, especially in terms of unhealthy eating patterns. In fact, if cholesterol levels are already high, this might lead to more serious health problems such as heart disease or… Continue reading Bay Leaves – Alternative Medicine for Lowering Cholesterol