Were you looking for information about Cholesterol? Cholestrerol is a common misspelling of cholesterol.
Cholesterol comes from your body and the food that you eat. It is a substance that helps your body hold cells together and make hormones, vitamin D, and substances that digest foods. Although some cholesterol is needed to help your body function properly, high levels of cholesterol can cause serious problems. Therefore, it is important to limit your intake of high cholesterol foods, such as meat products and eggs.
(Click Cholesterol for an explanation of what cholesterol is used for, a list of sources where it comes from, and a chart that outlines healthy cholesterol levels. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on cholesterol.)