Saturday, June 05, 2010
"As you exercise, your muscles can become sore because they are rebuilding muscle mass. More cholesterol may result in a more robust inflammatory response. We know that inflammation in some areas, such as near the heart, is not good, but for building muscles it may be beneficial, and cholesterol appears to aid in this process."
The scientists believe that cholesterol has an important role in muscle tissue repair — critical in building muscle mass. It shows that there is still a lot about cholesterol that we don't know, Riechman said
Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2008/01/10/