When most people hear “cholesterol”, they immediately think of it as negative. But is it really?
What exactly is cholesterol?
There are two basic types of cholesterol: Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) which is commonly name as bad cholesterol, and High-density lipoprotein (HDL) which is your good cholesterol. When levels of bad cholesterol get too high, it can cause blockages in your arteries, whereas good cholesterol assists in various metabolic processes.
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Why do we need cholesterol?
Cell Membranes –
Besides metabolic processes, cholesterol is needed for your cell membranes. Cholesterol ensures that the cell membranes are more rigid, thus being stronger. Cholesterol can be obtained from food that we eat, but it is also produced in our cells.
Vitamin D –
Cholesterol also plays a big part in helping the body process vitamin D that we get from the sun.
Cholesterol is needed as a starting material for the production of vitamin D that gets triggered when you are exposed to sunlight.
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Healthy Steroid Hormones –
One big job that cholesterol has, is acting as the basic building block for all steroid hormones like sex hormones (testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone) as well as the hormones cortisol and aldosterone which plays a big part in the control of blood pressure, responding to stress, maintaining the salt and water balance, and proper function of your immune system
Bile Acids –
These are specialized compounds manufactured in the liver from cholesterol, which helps the digestive system break down fats by emulsifying the fat and making it soluble.
How to manage your cholesterol levels naturally:
The Manna Cholesterol Support product was formulated to increase healthy cholesterol and decrease the bad cholesterol. This is an all-natural product and does not have any side effects. You can also follow the Manna Diet in the new e-book to lose weight and lower cholesterol levels.