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What is Cholesterol?

  By posted Feb 19th 2013
Healthy Living

What is Cholesterol?


Cholesterol is the fat that circulates in the blood. The body needs cholesterol since it builds body cells and it is a fatty soft waxy substance resembling hardend grease. Cholesterol is not bad for the body; it plays an important role in making sex hormones and hormones involved in reacting to stress. However high cholesterol can clog arteries resulting in heart attack or stroke.


 


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