Few things are more misunderstood than the relationship between fat and cholesterol in the diet and our risk of cardiovascular disease, and the interpretation of cholesterol blood tests.
In this episode of the Miracle Moment, I review 5 common myths about cholesterol.
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ARTICLES AND STUDIES Mentioned:
TG:HDL as most useful number in standard lipid panel: Is there a simple way to identify insulin-resistant individuals at increased risk of cardiovascular disease? American Journal of Cardiology. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16054467
Study of the use of lipid panels as a marker of insulin resistance to determine cardiovascular risk. The Permanente Journal. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4625988/
Negligible effect of dietary cholesterol on blood cholesterol: Cholesterol intake and plasma cholesterol: an update. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9430080
Low cholesterol associated with higher mortality: Low cholesterol is associated with mortality from stroke, heart disease, and cancer: The Jichi Medical School Cohort Study. Journal of Epidemiology. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3899519/
US Population eating less fat, more carbs since dietary guidelines came out: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5304a3.htm
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