Bringing Cholesterol Back (Into Your Diet)

For decades the American population has been avoiding cholesterol-rich foods for fear of developing heart disease.  We have created a no-fat or low-fat version of nearly every kind of food.  We see commercials for cholesterol lowering statins but heart disease still remains a number one killer. It is true that the greater your LDL and … Continue reading Bringing Cholesterol Back (Into Your Diet)

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Introducing Cholesterol

Recently I’ve had quite a few people ask me about cholesterol.  What is good and bad cholesterol?  What does it do?  What do the numbers my doctor measures really mean?  What foods in my diet will effect my cholesterol (either up or down)? For many years doctors have used blood cholesterol as an indicator of … Continue reading Introducing Cholesterol