This may finally change, as limitations for cholesterol will likely be removed from the 2015 edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It’s about time really, as 60 years’ worth of research has utterly failed to demonstrate a correlation between high cholesterol and heart disease.
Not only does undamaged natural cholesterol not cause heart disease, it is actually one of the most important molecules in your body; indispensable for the building of cells and for producing stress and sex hormones, as well as vitamin D.
Cholesterol is also important for brain health, and helps with the formation of your memories. Low levels of HDL cholesterol have been linked to memory loss and Alzheimer's disease, and may also increase your risk of depression, stroke,violent behavior, and even suicide."Full article by Dr Mercola here
How to determine your cardiovascular riskIf you live in the USA and want to be independently tested for cholesterol and other measures of heart health, you are welcome to contact me because I can arrange this for you, explain the results and help work out an intervention that is best for YOU. If you live elsewhere, then you will have to consult your doctor.
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