Examples from the Web for cholesterol
At 96 percent water, cukes have no saturated fat or cholesterol, and are very high in vitamin K, vitamin B6 and iron.
In addition, low fat/high carb diets lower protective “good” cholesterol and raise insulin.
Even the doctors on the 2013 cholesterol guideline committee hired other people to read the literature for them.
Chatterjee and his team found that D-PDMP almost totally eliminated the buildup of cholesterol in vital regions of the body.Scientists at Johns Hopkins Come Closer to Eliminating Heart Disease|Dale Eisinger|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One small German study found an eight percent decrease in cholesterol among five men after an eight-day juice fast.
Cholesterol was a little below normal in the four cases examined.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
The cholesterol in linseed or fish oil, which of course may be present in the soap, also give this reaction.Soap-Making Manual|E. G. Thomssen
Cholesterol is frequently found in animal fats, and phytosterol is a very similar substance present in vegetable fats.The Handbook of Soap Manufacture|W. H. Simmons
British Dictionary definitions for cholesterol
Word Origin for cholesterol
Word Origin and History for cholesterol
white, solid substance present in body tissues, 1894, earlier cholesterin, from French cholestrine (Chevreul, 1827), from Greek khole "bile" (see cholera) + steros "solid, stiff" (see sterility). So called because originally found in gallstones (Conradi, 1775). The name was changed to the modern form (with chemical suffix -ol, denoting an alcohol) after the compound was discovered to be a secondary alcohol.
Medicine definitions for cholesterol
Science definitions for cholesterol
Culture definitions for cholesterol
A white soapy substance found in the tissues of the body and in certain foods, such as animal fats, oils, and egg yolks. Cholesterol has been linked to heart disease and atherosclerosis. (It collects on the walls of arteries and interferes with the flow of blood.) High levels of cholesterol in the blood are considered to be unhealthy. (See saturated fats, HDL, and LDL.)