Examples of cholesterol in a Sentence
Did your doctor check your cholesterol?
Recent Examples of cholesterol from the Web
Merck would likely price the bill somewhere between the two extremes that now define the market for cholesterol drugs.
Per serving: 288 calories (30 percent from fat), 9.7 g fat (1.9 g saturated, 3 g monounsaturated), no cholesterol, 6.2 g protein, 44.3 g carbohydrates, 4.7 g fiber, 9 mg sodium.
Per serving, based on 4: 389 calories (33 percent from fat), 15 grams total fat (2 grams saturated), no cholesterol, 65 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams protein, 269 milligrams sodium, 4 grams dietary fiber.
Nutritional analysis per serving: 208 calories, 7 grams fat, 31 grams carbohydrates, 6 grams protein, 29 milligrams cholesterol, 100 milligrams sodium, no dietary fiber, 31 percent of calories from fat.
Ford said that state government could also provide added benefits to state employees who pass health screenings, which would include blood pressure and cholesterol checks.
A lawsuit filed in 2014 over Pfizer Inc.’s anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor, for example, has 91 plaintiffs.
Per serving, based on 4: 198 calories (54 percent from fat), 13 grams total fat (2 grams saturated), no cholesterol, 18 grams carbohydrates, 6 grams protein, 681 milligrams sodium, 3 grams dietary fiber.
Studies suggest the acetic acid in vinegar may help reduce fat production in the liver and improve blood cholesterol levels overall.
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Origin and Etymology of cholesterol
First Known Use: 1894See Words from the same year
CHOLESTEROL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cholesterol for English Language Learners
: a substance that is found in the bodies of people and animals
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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