Cholesterol is often made out to be the bad guy of our body, due to its close association with heart ailments. But it is very much essential, to maintain the integrity of the tissues, nerves, and immune system and cells. Cholesterol even plays a crucial role in the utilization of serotonin, the body’s “feel-good” chemical. Research says total cholesterol levels are consistently lower in more severely depressed and more aggressive patients. It has been even suggested that total cholesterol could be used as a clinically useful biological marker for detecting the risk of suicide.
Did you know that Cholesterol is not a fat, but it actually is a “sterol.” Also it does not contain any calories and because of which body cannot derive any energy from it