A high level of blood cholesterol is directly related to atherosclerosis and coronary artery heart disease. According to the National Institute of Health, coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries) is the leading cause of death in the United States.
The American Heart Association's Nutrition Committee strongly advises the following guidelines for fat intake in those over the age of 2:
Cholesterol supplements support the health of arterial walls by preventing lipid peroxidation. Positively effect platelet function, which is an important factor in supporting healthy blood flow. They help to maintain healthy blood pressure levels already within normal range.