Cholesterol Week

Cholesterol is an organic molecule. It is a sterol, a type of lipid.

Everyone produces cholesterol in their bodies and it is an essential component of cell membranes (outer walls).

In the human body it serves 3 main purposes which are:

  • It aids in the production of sex hormones.
  • It’s a building block for human tissues.
  • It assists in bile production in the liver.