What Is The Difference Between Triglycerides and Cholesterol? Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in our body which is found in our blood. The liver produced triglycerides as well as from the foods we eat. Most of the time we consume more calories than our body needs. The calories needed by our body are burnt as energy. When the calories input is higher than the output, the body converts these extra calories into triglycerides and stores them in fat cells. Cholesterol is used to build cells and hormones. Triglycerides level in our blood is always increase after meal and takes a few hoursRead More →

Ah…….. cholesterol…….. we hear this C word all the time, which has been frightening us for nearly 50 years. The second scariest word after Cancer, Cholesterol as a matter of fact is a silent killer, so they say. What is Cholesterol? When we say “Cholesterol” actually we aren’t talking about the cholesterol itself. It’s about “Lipoprotein”, a water soluble particle in our blood which carries fats (lipo = fat), proteins and cholesterol (lipids). Lipoprotein is responsible for transporting cholesterol through our blood stream. The LDL, Low-Density Lipoproteins or “The Bad Cholesterol” contains a lower percentage of protein compared to a higher level of cholesterol. ViceRead More →