Cholesterol

Cholesterol is an essential component of many vital organic molecules within the body, such as cellular membranes, steroid hormones (estrogen and testosterone), and bile acids. Cholesterol is a fatty substance made in the liver and is synthesized according to the body's needs and specific requirements.

However, abnormally high levels of blood cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia), can be caused by dietary, lifestyle, and genetic factors. High blood cholesterol can build-up cholesterol-filled plaque in the arteries. This process is linked to coronary heart disease (CHD), heart attack, and strokes. Other risk factors for high blood cholesterol include low thyroid function (hypothryroidism), physical inactivity, obesity, and smoking.

Cholesterol is transported to and from the cells by special lipoprotein carriers; low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL).

  • LDL is called the “bad” form of cholesterol, because it's the main source of cholesterol accumulation in the blood vessels to the heart and brain. The higher the LDL blood cholesterol (greater than 160 mg/dL), the greater the risk of CHD. Patients with heart disease need to maintain an LDL cholesterol level of less than 100 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter).
  • HDL is called the “good” form of cholesterol, because it doesn't form cholesterol-filled plaque in the arteries. Instead, HDL picks up cholesterol from the arteries and carries it back to the liver for disposal from the body. A high HDL blood cholesterol may protect against heart disease. Patients with a low HDL level (less than 35 mg/dL) have a higher risk of both heart attack and stroke.


Products Containing Cholesterol
Name Price Rating Serving Price # of Servings Manufacturer Health Condition
3-XL $37.99
 
(0)
$1.27 30 Isatori
Advantage Matrix $27.89
 
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$1.39 20 ISS
Amino 2000 $6.75
 
(1)
$0.27 25 Prolab
Amino Fuel 1000 $15.34
 
(2)
$0.41 37 Twinlab
Armageddon $41.99
 
(0)
$1.05 40 StarChem Labs
Bar $14.89
 
(0)
$1.24 12 Promax
Black Powder $18.95
 
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$0.95 20 MRI
Carb Conscious Bar $12.99
 
(0)
$1.44 9 Supreme Protein
Carbo Hit $9.50
 
(0)
$0.40 24 Mega Pro
Casein Protein $25.99
 
(1)
$0.96 27 Optimum Nutrition
Cod Liver Oil $4.29
 
(2)
$0.29 15 Twinlab
Collegiate Muscle Milk $31.95
 
(0)
$2.00 16 Cytosport
Complete Protein Diet $38.98
 
(1)
$0.97 40 Optimum Nutrition
Complete Whey $21.00
 
(0)
$0.47 45 Cytosport
CytoGainer $23.89
 
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$2.39 10 Cytosport
Detour Bar $14.99
 
(0)
$1.25 12 Forward Foods
Dyma Lean Chocolate $32.95
 
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$1.65 20 Dymatize
EFA Lean $19.87
 
(1)
$0.33 60 Labrada
Elite Protein $32.40
 
(0)
$0.42 77 Dymatize
EvoPro $28.40
 
(0)
$0.89 32 Cytosport
Explosive Energy $23.99
 
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$23.99 1 ZizZazz
Extreme Body RTD50 $26.40
 
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$2.20 12 ABB
Extreme Body Shake $37.69
 
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$37.69 1 ABB
Extreme Smoothie $2.10
 
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$0.09 24 VHT
Extreme XXL $22.99
 
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$2.30 10 ABB
Fish Oil $6.50
 
(13)
$0.07 100 Optimum Nutrition
Fit Drink Mix $23.99
 
(0)
$1.20 20 Apex
Gainer Matrix $24.95
 
(0)
$2.50 10 ISS
Gainers Fuel $18.62
 
(0)
$1.86 10 Twinlab
Giant Mega Mass 4000 $34.95
 
(2)
$3.50 10 Weider
Hardcore Essentials Pure Pro $39.99
 
(0)
$0.55 73 ABB
Heavyweight Gainer $17.50
 
(0)
$1.75 10 Champion
Intra Pro $28.89
 
(0)
$1.03 28 Gaspari Nutrition
Isopure meal Replacement Drink $39.95
 
(2)
$2.00 20 Natures Best
Lean Body $41.95
 
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$2.10 20 Labrada
Lean Body Chocolate $71.89
 
(0)
$1.71 42 Labrada
Lean Body Chocolate Peanut Butter $48.95
 
(0)
$2.45 20 Labrada
Lean Body For Her $35.99
 
(0)
$1.80 20 Labrada
Lean Body Mass $26.24
 
(1)
$2.92 9 Labrada
Lean Body Neopolitan $41.99
 
(0)
$41.99 1 Labrada
Lean Body RTD $32.38
 
(0)
$2.70 12 Labrada
Lean Dessert $14.85
 
(2)
$0.82 18 BSN
Lean Mass Complex $41.20
 
(0)
$2.06 20 Prolab
Liquid Amino 2222 $16.95
 
(0)
$0.94 18 Optimum Nutrition
Liquid Gold Flax Oil $9.95
 
(0)
$0.32 31 Health From The Sun
Liquid Omega 3 $22.28
 
(0)
$22.28 1 PBL
Low Carb Lean Body - Promote Muscle Growth $41.99
 
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$2.10 20 Labrada
Low Carb Lean Body High Protein Shake $41.99
 
(0)
$2.10 20 Labrada
LowCarb Lean Body $71.89
 
(0)
$1.71 42 Labrada
Mass Meal $31.25
 
(0)
$2.08 15 ErgoPharm
Max Protein $26.99
 
(0)
$13.49 2 Apex
MCT Fuel $8.91
 
(0)
$0.56 16 Twinlab Obesity
Meal Replacement $41.99
 
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$1.05 40 Met-Rx
Mega Gainer $16.39
 
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$5.46 3 Dymatize
Monster Milk $29.99
 
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$2.50 12 Cytosport
Mus-L-Blast 2000 $14.95
 
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$1.66 9 Genisoy
Muscle Juice $15.89
 
(0)
$1.77 9 Ultimate Nutrition
Muscle Milk $13.99
 
(1)
$1.08 13 Cytosport
Muscle Milk Light $24.89
 
(0)
$1.56 16 Cytosport
Muscle Milk Light RTD $34.95
 
(0)
$2.33 15 Cytosport
Muscle Milk RTD $31.65
 
(0)
$2.64 12 Cytosport
Muscle Milk RTD BAN $6.99
 
(0)
$0.58 12 Cytosport
Myodrive $52.49
 
(1)
$2.62 20 SAN
Myoplex Carb Sense(MCS) $39.99
 
(0)
$2.00 20 EAS
Myoplex Deluxe $99.99
 
(0)
$2.78 36 EAS
Myoplex Lite $11.99
 
(0)
$0.29 42 EAS
Myoplex Original $44.96
 
(0)
$1.07 42 EAS
Myoplex RTD $34.95
 
(0)
$34.95 1 EAS
Myozene $44.99
 
(0)
$2.81 16 BioQuest
N-Large2 $18.99
 
(0)
$0.63 30 Prolab
New Whey Liquid Protein $26.20
 
(0)
$2.18 12 IDS
Nitro-Tech Hardcore $49.99
 
(1)
$0.78 64 MuscleTech
Nitrobolic Extreme $35.95
 
(0)
$0.90 40 Vyotech
Nitrocore 24 $23.99
 
(5)
$0.86 28 Optimum Nutrition
Norwegian Cod Liver Oil $4.19
 
(0)
$0.06 71 Twinlab
Ny-Tro Pro-40 $49.95
 
(1)
$2.50 20 AST
Omega-3 Fish Oil $11.79
 
(1)
$0.12 100 Twinlab
Oryx Goat Whey $29.53
 
(0)
$0.98 30 Vyotech
PFO $12.97
 
(0)
$0.56 23 Sun
Pro Blend 55 $31.49
 
(0)
$2.42 13 Wellement
Pro Complex Gainer $33.99
 
(3)
$2.43 14 Optimum Nutrition
Pro-MR $37.94
 
(0)
$1.90 20 CNP Professional
Probolic SR $48.89
 
(0)
$0.87 56 MHP
ProCore Advance $23.99
 
(0)
$0.73 33 Kemistry
ProPeptide $28.86
 
(0)
$2.06 14 CNP Professional
ProPeptide MBF $32.98
 
(0)
$2.20 15 CNP Professional
ProV60 $29.81
 
(0)
$1.49 20 Labrada
Pure Pro Shake $27.95
 
(0)
$2.33 12 ABB
Pure Vitargo $43.95
 
(0)
$1.76 25 Professional Supplement
Real Gains $21.63
 
(1)
$1.97 11 Universal Nutrition
Recover X $31.99
 
(0)
$2.00 16 Muscle Link
Serious Mass $22.99
 
(2)
$2.87 8 Optimum Nutrition
Sesamin $15.81
 
(0)
$0.26 60 SAN
Shot Bloks $20.27
 
(0)
$0.56 36 Clif Bar
Sizeon $19.99
 
(0)
$2.00 10 Gaspari Nutrition
Smart Gainer $38.99
 
(0)
$1.39 28 IDS
Spike Shooter $37.83
 
(0)
$9.46 4 Biotest
Super Heavyweight Gainer $47.82
 
(0)
$1.59 30 Champion Nutrition
Super Weight Gain $11.55
 
(1)
$1.16 10 Genesis Nutrition
Superior Amino 2222 $17.99
 
(3)
$0.12 150 Optimum Nutrition
Syntha-6 $25.89
 
(1)
$0.86 30 BSN
Tight! RTD $24.11
 
(0)
$1.00 24 SAN
Total EFA $18.99
 
(0)
$0.32 60 Health From The Sun
Triple Strength Fish Fats $17.89
 
(0)
$0.30 60 SAN
True Mass $39.99
 
(1)
$2.22 18 BSN
UltraMet $30.64
 
(0)
$1.53 20 Champion Nutrition
Up Your Mass $32.48
 
(0)
$1.91 17 MHP
Vitargo CGL $34.99
 
(0)
$1.75 20 Nutrex Research
VP2 $34.45
 
(1)
$1.08 32 AST
Whey Gourmet $27.95
 
(0)
$0.93 30 PVL
Whey Matrix $26.00
 
(0)
$0.37 71 ISS
Whey Protein Fuel $30.91
 
(2)
$0.48 65 Twinlab
Whey Stack $21.99
 
(0)
$0.71 31 Champion Nutrition

 

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