HDL and LDL Cholesterol

Cholesterol – a natural fat (lipophilic) alcohol contained in the cell membranes of all living organisms (except bezyadernyh organisms). Cholesterol – a valuable element of cell membranes, without it cells can not or HDL – are called 'good' holisterinom. Podschityvanie general location of cholesterol in blood is based on the analysis of blood. a lot of "bad" cholesterol in the blood, it will gradually accumulate in the inner walls of arteries. Together with other substances will be created so-called plaques, narrowing the arteries and make them less flexible. This disease is called atherosclerosis. Blocking of the arteries with plaque can cause stroke or heart attack.

On average, 25-33% of cholesterol transferred HDL or "good" lipoproteins. High levels of HDL protects against heart attacks. Low levels of HDL (nezhe 40 mg / dL) increases the risk of heart disease. Triglycerides – the form fats, formed in the body. High level of triglycerides is often combined with low levels of cholesterol, high density, that is 'good cholesterol', and this indicates that the fat particles into the blood, what is the cause of vascular disease.

Consequently, high triglyceride levels should be perceived as a danger signal. One of the fatal mistakes that people make with respect to cholesterol, is that they believe, supposedly all the foods that are high in fat are rich in cholesterol. Those who reduce the acceptance of various vegetable oils in order to reduce calorie intake, while at the same time the levels of fat and cholesterol, does more harm than good. Vegetable oil contains no cholesterol! Yes, it is 100% composed of fat, but fat is important to us in order to effectively burn fat! Simply add to food omega-3 fats, which are in oil and fish, and the body begins to burn fat, as in the furnace of a locomotive! Reduce cholesterol levels contribute to the garlic, folic acid, vitamin E, green tea, niacin. Perfectly helps reduce cholesterol levels and normalization of blood pressure unusual juice noni. In the human body cholesterol is the 'raw material' for the formation of steroid hormones, particularly sex: estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. Without cholesterol education can not be vitamin D, deficiency of which provokes in young children rickets. In the end, of the formation of cholesterol in the liver, bile acids, which are necessary for digesting fats, and this, of course, many mean for normal functioning of all organs.