One of the biggest medical myths of all time is the supposed link between cholesterol and heart health.  The fact is there HAS NEVER BEEN A SINGLE REPUTABLE STUDY DONE THAT PROVES THAT THERE IS ANY LINK WHAT SO EVER BETWEEN CHOLESTEROL LEVELS AND HEART DISEASE!

Further, cholesterol lowering statin drugs do nothing to improve heart health and, in fact, can actually result in type II diabetes which causes heart problems.  Taking statin drugs on a regular basis will also almost certainly set you up for Alzheimer's Disease or any of the other 'dementia-type' diseases.  The 'insulation' of your brain and nervous system is made of cholesterol.  If you reduce cholesterol via statin drugs it's just a matter of time before you begin to have problems. 


Listen to the audio file below to hear what Pharmacist Ben Fuchs had to say about cholesterol and statin drugs on his "Bright Side" radio program on Dec. 26, 2012…

"The Bright Side" w Ben Fuchs 12/26/12

Below you'll find a YouTube video by Dr. Peter Glidden, N.D. discussing cholesterol and the part it plays in your health.  It's only 59 minutes long and is well worth your time!  (The video cannot be played within this site, but you can view it by clicking the “Learn More” button.)

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Listen to the file below to learn what Dr. Joel Wallach has to say about Cholesterol and Heart Disease:

Listen to the file below to learn what Dr. Joel Wallach has to say about Cholesterol and Alzheimer’s:

Below is some excellent information on cholesterol by Uffe Ravnskov, M.D., PhD.  You can learn more by going to his website.

Here are the facts!  

 1  Cholesterol is not a deadly poison, but a substance vital to the cells of all mammals. There are no such things as good or bad cholesterol, but mental stress, physical activity and change of body weight may influence the level of blood cholesterol. A high cholesterol is not dangerous by itself, but may reflect an unhealthy condition, or it may be totally innocent. 

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 2  A high blood cholesterol is said to promote atherosclerosis and thus also coronary heart disease. But many studies have shown that people whose blood cholesterol is low become just as atherosclerotic as people whose cholesterol is high.

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 3  Your body produces three to four times more cholesterol than you eat. The production of cholesterol increases when you eat little cholesterol and decreases when you eat much. This explains why the ”prudent” diet cannot lower cholesterol more than on average a few per cent.

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 4  There is no evidence that too much animal fat and cholesterol in the diet promotes atherosclerosis or heart attacks. For instance, more than twenty studies have shown that people who have had a heart attack haven't eaten more fat of any kind than other people, and degree of atherosclerosis at autopsy is unrelated with the diet.

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 5  The only effective way to lower cholesterol is with drugs, but neither heart mortality or total mortality have been improved with drugs the effect of which is cholesterol-lowering only. On the contrary, these drugs are dangerous to your health and may shorten your life.

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 6  The new cholesterol-lowering drugs, the statins, do prevent cardio-vascular disease, but this is due to other mechanisms than cholesterol-lowering. Unfortunately, they also stimulate cancer in rodents, disturb the functions of the muscles, the heart and the brain and pregnant women taking statins may give birth to children with malformations more severe than those seen after thalidomide.

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 7  Many of these facts have been presented in scientific journals and books for decades but are rarely told to the public by the proponents of the diet-heart idea. 

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 8  The reason why laymen, doctors and most scientists have been misled is because opposing and disagreeing results are systematically ignored or misquoted in the scientific press.  

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 9 The Benefits Of High Cholesterol

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10 Cholesterol is Our Best Friend. This is a popular-scientific version of our paper which was published in Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology  


Note: Dr. Ravnskov is an independent researcher and has paid for all of his research with his own money. No part of his research, including his websites and his books, were funded or influenced by any governmental, industrial or charitable organization

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