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Synonyms for cholesterol

an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver

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Remember that foods high in saturated fat -- such as processed red meats, butter and cream -- raise blood cholesterol levels. Limit them in your daily diet.
A In most people, dietary cholesterol has little effect on blood cholesterol levels, while others are cholesterol "responders," whose blood cholesterol levels rise sharply in response to their diet.
Having a high blood cholesterol level does not necessarily mean that plaque is building up in your arteries, but it becomes more predictive when combined with other risk factors such as age, sex, body weight, physical activity, high blood pressure, and smoking.
The higher your blood cholesterol level, the greater your risk.
The appropriate cholesterol Intake for children and the best blood cholesterol level for children are still not known.
According to the panel, the desired blood cholesterol level is 200 mg/dl or lower.
Before and after the Cook-offs, classes host a blood cholesterol SCORE (screening, counseling, and referral event) where students learn about their blood cholesterol level and its relationship to dietary intake.
A desirable blood cholesterol level is 200 mg/dl (milligrams per deciliter).
Do you know your blood cholesterol level? Is it high?
The average blood cholesterol level of people living in the UK is 5.8mmol/l.
A blood cholesterol level [less than]200 mg/dL is considered desirable, a level 200-239 mg/dL is borderline-high, and a level [greater than or equal to]240 mg/dL is high [1].
Blood cholesterol level is only one factor in CAD risk (along with family history, obesity, smoking, etc.), and the risk factors are multiplicative.
Thus, even if a low-fat diet did not lower your blood cholesterol level right away, it would still reduce your risk of heart attack.
This brochure will answer many of the questions you may have about your blood cholesterol level. The glossary will help you become familiar with the terms used in this brochure and in other information about cholesterol.