A complex chemical present in all animal fats and widespread in the body, esp. in bile, the brain, blood, adrenal glands, and nerve-fiber sheaths. It also forms deposits in blood vessels and forms gallstones.

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Ask the Dietitian
Question and answer format about cholesterol and saturated fat.
The Cholesterol Myths
Review of this issue, written by an independent researcher, Uffe Ravnskov, MD, PhD.
Fish Oils and Cholesterol/Triglycerides
Summaries of research concerning fish oils and serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
How Stuff Works
Doctor-written seven-part description of cholesterol and how to avoid its health problems.
Looking for Foods that won't Kill Me
Features a weblog written by a normal guy who needs to reduce his cholesterol, tests different foods and shares his learnings.
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
In-depth look at cholesterol and why it matters, heart disease, benefits from lowering, having it checked, diet, exercise, weight and many more topics are discussed.
THINCS - The International Network Of Cholesterol Skeptics
An association of scientists, science writers, physicians, and other academically trained individuals who are skeptical to the cholesterol hypothesis.
WebMD: Cholesterol Management Health Center
Consumer health site for cholesterol, written and reviewed by doctors.
When to Start Cholesterol-Lowering Therapy in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease
A statement for health care professionals from the American Heart Association task force on risk reduction.

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