A group of organic molecules (see also organic molecule) that includes fats, oils, and waxes. Lipids do not dissolve in water. In animals, including humans, lipids store energy and form parts of cell structures, such as cell membranes.
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During the plentiful dry season, women consumed more calories and more energy-rich lipids.
This class of drugs has been shown to raise blood lipids and significantly increase the risk of type II diabetes.Americans’ Prescription-Pill Use Skyrockets, Medco Report Finds|Casey Schwartz|November 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST