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Did your doctor check your cholesterol?
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Andrew Flinders Taylor, of Melbourne, says that his diet—consisting only of white potatoes and sweet potatoes—plus exercising six days a week has slimmed him down and has even lowered his blood cholesterol level.
Nutrition | Per serving (based on 15): 230 calories, 4 g protein, 25 g carbohydrates, 13 g fat, 8 g saturated fat, 55 mg cholesterol, 250 mg sodium, 1 g dietary fiber, 9 g sugar Never miss a local story.
They are linked to liver and immune-system functions, an increase in cholesterol levels, and delays in the growth of fetuses and infants, according to the Department of Environmental Protection.
Per serving: 240 calories, 0 g protein, 52 g carbohydrates, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 mg sodium, 6 g dietary fiber, 42 g sugar Yield: 4 servings.
One study used to allow heart claims about soy looked at nearly 5,000 men and women in Japan, where those who ate the most soy had the lowest cholesterol levels.
For example, Aetna could use the CVS network of clinics to help patients with diabetes keep tabs on their blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
Health professionals will be on hand to test for cholesterol levels, hepatitis B, and blood pressure.
About half of heart attacks happen to those who have what are considered normal levels of cholesterol.
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Origin and Etymology of cholesterol
First Known Use: 1894See Words from the same year
CHOLESTEROL Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of cholesterol
- Cholesterol is a lipid present in the cell membrane and subcellular organelles of tissues throughout the body. … In addition, cholesterol serves as the building block for all steroid hormones including cortisol, aldosterone, estrogen, and testosterone.
- —Sarah de Ferranti and David S. Ludwig, The New England Journal of Medicine, 25 Sept. 2008
- … the drug reduces the production of cholesterol in the liver, decreasing the amount of artery-clogging cholesterol circulating in the bloodstream.
- —Newsweek, 8 Dec. 1986
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