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What Is Cholesterol and Why Body Needs It

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance produced primarily in the liver. It is essential to the life of humans and animals; without it, our cells could not repair themselves, we could not maintain proper hormone levels, we could not properly absorb vitamin D from the sun, we could not regulate our salt and water balance, and we could not digest fats. And, oh yes, it also improves memory and boosts levels of serotonin—the chemical that makes us happy. Cholesterol, far […]