• teknique

    A lot of our hormones are require cholesterol to be synthesized. You can restrict all the cholesterol you want, but your body naturally produces cholesterol. However, limiting your cholesterol intake is very beneficial to your current and future health. So yes, cholesterol is necessary for human life, but it is healthy to limit its intake.

  • lazebox

    It is important because it is a part of the membrane structure of every single cell in our body but it doesn’t mean that we have to take a lot of fatty products because we all have the cholesterol in amounts that permit every time it is needed for sth to release it in the blood stream from the fat tissues.

  • env_friend

    Cholesterol is essential for all animal life and it is primarily synthesized from simpler substances within the body. However, high levels in blood circulation, depending on how it is transported within lipoproteins, are strongly associated with progression of atherosclerosis.

    Cholesterol is recycled. It is excreted by the liver via the bile into the digestive tract. Typically about 50% of the excreted cholesterol is reabsorbed by the small bowel back into the bloodstream.

  • no

  • Queryman

    Cholesterol is important for our survival. WhY? Because…

    # Cholesterol provides stability to cell membranes to enable them to selectively regulate vital substances needed for our survival to enter and exit the cell.

    # Cholesterol maintains the structure of vessels;

    # Overly low cholesterol levels will suppress your immune system, making you susceptible to illnesses and diseases;

    # Cholesterol is one of the body’s natural cancer protectors;

    # Cholesterol produces hormones which assist with healing your body from injuries or infections;

    # Cholesterol acts as an insulator around nerves and protects your nervous system from disease;

    # Cholesterol is a major participant in the production of Vitamin D. Vitamin D is a valuable nutrient for strong bones, a robust immune and nervous system, procreation, production of insulin and creation of energy from absorbed or ingested minerals;

    # Cholesterol is imperative for your brain to function;

    # Cholesterol is influential on your memory capacity;

    # Cholesterol plays a role in hormones reaching your brain;

    Cholesterol is restricted because beyond a certain level, it plays mischief with blood vessels. But you can’t live without the normal quantity.

  • pls visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholesterol all details are available

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