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Did you know that all the cells in your body have cholesterol? Even though we’ve given this waxy, fat-like substance a bad rap over the past two decades, your body uses cholesterol to help it make hormones, vitamin D, and substances you use to digest food. 438 more words
For the love of chocolate! With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I have had visions of chocolate laden desserts dancing in my head for several days now. 968 more words
Cholesterol, a fatty substance that circulates in the blood is an important component of human cells.
It plays a major role in the production of vitamin D, bile acids that aids in digestion and absorption of the vitamins and in the formation of hormones like estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. 554 more words