What Is Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a fatty substance in blood that is essential to human life because it is instrumental in building and repairing cells, the production of sex hormones like estrogen and testosterone, converting bile acids to aid in digestion of food and the production of vitamin D. Cholesterol is manufactured by the liver and other organs and consumed via animal fat. In the human body large amounts of it are found in brain and nerve tissue. .. Read

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