Cholesterol is a vital building block for the production of hormones. In order to have correct hormonal function, we need cholesterol. Cholesterol is not a deadly poison, and substance, it is vital for all cells mammals.78 there is no evidence that too much animal fat and cholesterol in the diet to promote the development of atherosclerosis or heart attacks.79 many of us mistakenly afraid of eating delicious foods that contain this essential substances. Do not believe that television, in Newspapers, or a doctor who tells you that cholesterol is bad. if the cholesterol from animal fat is unhealthy, then why do we want so many of them? Part of this fear-inducing story is that eating too much animal fat, increases the level of cholesterol in serum and, thus, increases the risk of heart disease. Your body produces three to four times more cholesterol than you are. Upon closer examination, you will see that cholesterol levels in healthy fats is not dangerous and that the level of cholesterol in the blood does not have any relation to the prevalence of heart disease..