Lack of exercises, stressful lifestyle, increased environmental harm and poor nutrition have all contributed to the emergence of so-called civilized population diseases. In addition to diabetes, obesity and osteoporosis, hypercholesterolemia, with other words high cholesterol, is a significant risk factor when it comes to the preservation of our health.
Cholesterol provides energy, serves as a nutrient for the function of certain cells, as well as certain component of hormones, vitamins and bile acids. It is a „fat-like” substance that is indispensable in the body as it provides vital functions. However, the increase in cholesterol levels in our blood causes a serious risk: it causes severe cardiovascular problems, may trigger atherosclerosis, thereby increasing the risk of heart or cerebral infarction.