cholesterol


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Synonyms for cholesterol

an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver

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Based largely on studies of oatmeal, in 1997 the Food and Drug Administration approved a health claim that the soluble fiber in oats can help lower cholesterol.
When too much LDL cholesterol circulates in the blood, it can slowly build up in the inner walls of the arteries that feed the heart and brain and form a hard deposit that can clog those arteries.
Both total cholesterol and LDL levels were significantly lower among the walnut-eaters than those in the control diet.
APOE typically ferries cholesterol around in blood, so the investigators tried adding cholesterol, without APOE, to purified retinal nerve cells.
Lichtenstein said patients with moderately high cholesterol should cut out stick margarine.
Ounce for ounce, shrimp have about double the cholesterol of beef.
Cholesterol screening of children make sense if: 1) the test actually finds children at increased risk of cholesterol-related diseases; 2) interventions to lower cholesterol are effective; and 3) screening and intervention can be done with little risk to the children.
Lunastatin[TM] also increased expression of the LDL-R receptor gene by 60 percent; LDL receptors remove low-density lipoprotein (bad) cholesterol from the bloodstream.
In Germany, where much of the early enthusiasm for garlic's cholesterol-busting potential originated, the government no longer allows companies to claim that garlic can lower cholesterol.
If your cholesterol levels are outside the acceptable range, your health care professional will always advise you to make certain changes to your lifestyle, such as losing weight, stopping smoking and changing your diet.
Over the years, there's been a lot of clinical, epidemiological, and more recently, laboratory data that support a link between cholesterol .
Not all runners can maintain a healthy cholesterol profile with just diet and exercise.
A new study released Thursday found that oxidized cholesterol - which is produced when cholesterol is heated - is more damaging to the arteries than unheated cholesterol.