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What are the functions of lipids?
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Cardiology 25 years experience
Several: Lipids include triglycerides and cholesterol. Triglycerides are tiny droplets of fat in the bloodstream. They are formed from fat absorbed from intestines. It is how your body moves fat from your intestines to other parts of body for storage.
Cholesterol is vital to life, and is used to make cell membranes (the casing of cells) and hormones like testosterone and others.
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