Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance and also is a type of lipid. these type of substace is produced by our liver naturally.these substances is a vital formation of cell membranes, certain hormones, and vitamin D. cholesterol can’t travel through your blood on its own or cannot dissolve in water. your liver produces lipoproteins,to help transport cholesterol.
there are some particles made from fat and protein called as lipoproteins.through your bloodstream these particles are carried by cholesterol and triglycerides (another type of lipid). there are two major forms of these particles such as lipoprotein are low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL).
there are two types of cholesterol
good cholesterol and bad cholesterol
what are good cholesterol?
good cholesterol are also called as High-density lipoprotein (HDL). these type of cholesterol help lower your risk of blood clots, heart disease, and stroke. good cholesterol also helps to prevent cholesterol plaque from building up in your arteries.
what are bad cholesterol?
bad cholesterol is also called as Low-density lipoprotein (LDL). bad cholesterol can also it can build up on the walls of your arteries.this type of cholesterol carries cholesterol to your arteries.If your levels of LDL cholesterol are too high, it can choke your artiries.
there are certain quick tips to control your cholesterol:
1. on your food labels, there are columns of trans fat and fat pay attention to that.
2.do not worry about taking too much cholesterol in, your body gives signs whether to eat it or not.
3.Eat more unsaturated fats and also more more healthy food.Try replacing extra virgin olive oil in cooking with butter and also buy lean cuts of meat. also eat snack on nuts and seeds instead of french fries or processed snack foods.
4. the less sugar you consume the better it is for your health.