Cholesterol and Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
What is Cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a type of fatty substance that is found naturally in the body. Some types of cholesterol are essential for the health of the body as it is the building block from which cells are made. Cholesterol produces certain vitamins in the body as well as hormones, but only a small amount of cholesterol is needed to do these functions. Having a high cholesterol level in the body can lead to heart disease.