Does cholesterol cause heart disease? Is the “lipid hypothesis” true?

The “Diet Heart” theory: Very early research in animals suggests the idea that eating fat could raise blood lipids and, therefore, cause health problems. But work in people started with Ancel Keys’ National Diet-Heart study. Keys’ threw out data from 15 of 22 countries to publish the now infamous Seven Countries study. Throwing out data is bad science and a terrible foundation for National …

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Correcting High Cholesterol

Why not everyone thinks “high Cholesterol” is high… Cholesterol is essential to your health. Every cell in your body needs it to make vitamin D, to make cell membranes, for making hormones including estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone, more… Cholesterol-derived hormones maintain calcium levels to build strong bones and muscles, keep our blood sugar levels balanced, and help manage stress. Is …

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