HOW DOES INTAKE OF UNSATURATED, SATURATED, AND TRANS FATS AFFECT CHOLESTEROL LEVELS AND OVERALL HEALTH?
Eating too much fat is bad in general, but if you are going to eat fats try to stick to unsaturated fats over saturated and trans fats.
HOW DOES CHOLESTEROL PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN HUMAN BODY SYSTEMS?
Cholesterol and other substances make up every one of the cells in our body. If there was a decrease or an increase of cholesterol it would affect every part of our body. Cholesterol also helps in digestion. It helps the liver create bile, and this bile aids in the digesting of food.
WHAT ARE FIVE FACTORS OR BEHAVIORS THAT AFFECT CHOLESTEROL LEVELS IN THE BODY, AND WHETHER THE EFFECT IS POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE TO A PERSON'S HEALTH?
Five factors that affect cholesterol levels are diet, weight, exercise, heredity, age/gender. These factors can both the positive and negative depending on whether you are taking care of it or not.
HOW COULD CHOLESTEROL LEVELS BE LINKED TO HEALTH EVENTS SUCH AS STROKES AND HEART ATTACKS?
High LDL levels means more LDL in the blood stream, and this can lead to more atherosclerosis.