The mention of the word cholesterol evokes negative emotions associated with its infamy as a silent cause of heart attack. However, it is an essential substance for the body but becomes a danger when the concentration in the blood get too high,.
Scientifically, Cholesterol is a type of lipid, a waxy, fat-like substance that is produced by the liver naturally. It plays a key role in the formation of cell membranes, certain hormones, and vitamin D.
Because of its insoluble nature, the liver produces lipoproteins to help transport cholesterol in the body. Two types of lipoprotein carry cholesterol i.e. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) in which case Cholesterol that travels in this way is unhealthful or “bad” cholesterol and High-density lipoprotein (HDL) which is known as “good” cholesterol.
HDL build-up leads to narrows arteries, a condition known as atherosclerosis which is a major cause of heart attacks and stroke.
At Darfords Industries, we promote a heathy lifestyle thus ensuring that none of our product has cholesterol. You can therefore enjoy using our oils and fats knowing that your heart's health is protected.