definition: The term cholestral
suggests fear to many people in the world.
substance is often associated with heart diseases and other
major health problems.
ignores that it is not only bad. There are good
cholestriol is a natural part of our metabolism and has an
important role to play in human life.
is manufactured mainly by the liver for the needs of the
body. It has vital functions. By example, important hormones
such as androgens, estrogens and the adrenal corticoids
(including cortisol, corticosterone, aldosterone) are the
result of cholestral metabolism.
It is the
precursor of the bile acids which help in the digestion of
food, especially fats.
levels and Heart diseases:
believe cholestral is an important factor in the
development of arterio-sclerosis.This disease involves a
process of fatty deposit into the arteries.
happens, these plaques narrow the lumen of the vessels which
lose their elasticity. If the narrowing process continues,
vital organs like heart, brain may be deprived of their
blood supply causing a heart attack, or a
diet and Arteriosclerosis - fatty lipid
think high level of this matter is a major contributing
factor in arterioscleriosis.But diet (foods to lower this
lipid) has also been identified as important risk factors.
Others include stress, tobacco and alcohol.
also know there are high density lipoprotein (HDL) and low
density lipoprotein (LDL). HDL is safe cholestral and
prevents accumulation of this substance into tissues. LDL is
bad and accelerates deposit of that substance into blood
of diet you have, the type of lipoproteins you will have in
circulation. This will explain why herbs and plants are the
safe solution to its high levels troubles.
plants as natural remedies to lower this
Policosanol (From sugar
Oryzanol Rice Bran
If you are
you looking for natural remedies to lower it, well-balanced
formulas are the way to go. Don’t waste your time and your
tons of products claiming to be able to solve your lipid
problem. Look for products that contain most of the
cholestral lowering herbs above. My two recommendations
Cholest-Natural, a very effective
formula. People who buy it continue to do so because
they have results.