Examples of cholesterol in a Sentence
Did your doctor check your cholesterol?
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Some studies have suggested that unfiltered coffee, made in percolaters or French presses, might raise unhealthy cholesterol levels.
In addition to aiding digestion, dietary fiber has been shown to help cut cholesterol levels, protect against diabetes, tame inflammation and control weight.
After four days of sitting nonstop, the men and women showed greater insulin resistance and undesirable changes in their cholesterol levels.
By now, most people are familiar with the factors that can increase the risk of having a heart attack: gaining too much weight, having high blood pressure or high cholesterol levels, smoking and not exercising enough.
Most of the calories in unsweetened coconut milk come from saturated fat, though at least one study found that saturated fat from coconut milk may not have a detrimental effect on blood cholesterol levels.
Annual wellness visits and routine screenings can detect risk factors for chronic diseases or conditions, like high blood pressure or high cholesterol.
Medical screenings include blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose checks.
The results add to the shifting thinking about the health benefits of eggs, and of cholesterol and fat in the diet in general.
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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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