Cholesterol

 

  • Effective foods for effective improvement in HDL-C and Body Cholesterol reduction

    Effective foods for effective improvement in HDL-C and Body Cholesterol reduction

    Body HDL Levels can be increased to improve body health in heart diseases, brain stroke and diabetes. Life style modifications and exercise are key ingredients for effective improvement in HDL-C and Cholesterol levels. Choose reduced fat or toned dairy products such yogurt , soy milk for your house consumption and replace fat rich food items in your food intake such as butter and cheese spreads with poly-unstatured margarines. Shift to lean meat that is meat trimmed of fat and adipose tissue; care to add fresh or canned fish twice a......

  • Good HDL Cholesterol and risk factor

    Good HDL Cholesterol and risk factor

    High HDL Cholesterol count in your body is a good thing, as HDL Cholesterol is functionally a good Cholesterol. As a proportional measure about One-fourth to one-third of blood cholesterol is carried by HDL.  HDL cholesterol is considered “good” cholesterol ,as it helps remove LDL cholesterol from the arteries through reverse cholesterol transport. HDL is able to act as a mop as it mitigates LDL cholesterol away from the arteries, back to the liver; where it is broken down and passed out from the body.  The average......

  • Body Cholesterol type and its regulation

    Body Cholesterol type and its regulation

    Cholesterol is fatty molecule essential for metabolic-energy-producing processes. Cholesterol is required to build structure of cell membrane, produce hormones like estrogen, testosterone and adrenal hormones, produce vitamin  D in body, bio-catalyze bile acids production to digest fats and nutrients. All body cells can produce cholesterol to form protective membranes. Liver is the primary source of cholesterol production in body, responsible for producing up to 1000mg of cholesterol per day or 75% of total cholesterol production. Small......

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