Amount of Cholesterol in Yogurt, plain, low fat, 12 grams protein per 8 ounces
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There is mg amount of Cholesterol in amount of Yogurt, plain, low fat, 12 grams protein per 8 ounces
In the chemist view cholesterol is a sterol compound with a multiple ring structure, to us "ordinary mortals" who may not be on the best terms with chemistry, cholesterol is the most famous sterol and for reasons still questionable enemy number one lipid (fat).
Cholesterol plays vital role in our body and without it we would not survive. Majority of cholesterol does not enter our body via food we eat but because it is vitally important, liver manufactures it from protein, lipids and fats intakes.
Our body is very clever and healthy human body manufactures cholesterol when it knows it is needed. If our diet is low in cholesterol the factory in our body kicks in and produces more, if we have enough the production in the liver is reduced. Cholesterol in our body is vital for many different functions and is required by different organs and body systems. It is essential for adrenal glands to produce hormones, including testosterone, progesterone, cortisol and others.
It is vital part of our immune system to protect us from various diseases and provide for speedy recovery. All animal origin foods contain cholesterol. Foods rich in cholesterol include, cod liver oil, fish (salmon, sardines, mackerel), butter, cream and various other foods.
Determine, under different quantities, how much of Cholesterol nutrient can be found in Yogurt, plain, low fat, 12 grams protein per 8 ounces. Calculate and convert the amounts.