What is cholesterol and why do we care? Understanding cholesterol can be tricky. It took me a few years to convince my parents that only foods that contain animal products contain cholesterol. However, fatty foods that are cholesterol free can still raise your body’s cholesterol. So is all cholesterol bad? No, too much cholesterol is bad. And everyone regulates cholesterol differently. Cholesterol is a waxy fat-like substance that our bodies need to survive. Animals, including … Read More
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