Examples of cholesterol in a Sentence
Did your doctor check your cholesterol?
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Are you among the 73 million Americans with cholesterol levels that current guidelines suggest should be lowered by taking a statin for the sake of your cardiovascular well-being?
That may partly reflect that alcohol can elevate blood pressure and alter cholesterol levels, the researchers said.
Participants must have had high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes.
This is done through looking at different mathematical models, patient characteristics and different biomarkers, such as body temperature, cholesterol levels and more.
In a study that should give hope to overweight people unable to change their diet, Houston-area researchers have developed an anti-obesity drug shown to reduce fat and cholesterol levels without suppressing appetite.
Most of the public is pretty well-versed in the basics of heart health, given cardiovascular disease’s grim grip on Americans: Exercise strengthens heart muscles, opens arteries, and lowers cholesterol and blood pressure.
Our children have lower cholesterol, stronger bones and healthier hearts than those who were brought up on traditional Southern fare.
Nutrition | Per serving: 592 calories (25 percent from fat), 16.6 g fat (3.6 g saturated, 8.1 g monounsaturated), 134 mg cholesterol, 56.6 g protein, 55.2 g carbohydrates, 7.9 g fiber, 361 mg sodium.
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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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