Cholesterol and Saturated Fat have been the Villains of Heart Disease for 40 Yrs, Despite the Many Studies Showing Neither has an Adverse Effect on Heart Health

Cholesterol and Saturated Fat have been the Villains of Heart Disease for 40 Yrs, Despite the Many Studies Showing Neither has an Adverse Effect on Heart Health

#Heart #Health #Statins #fats #cholesterol #drugs #CVD #C19Coronavirus The Big Q: Will Saturated Fat Myth Soon Be Upended? The food industry shifted away from saturated fat and cholesterol to improve public health, and the medical industry has massively promoted the use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs for the same reason. Despite that, the rate of heart […]

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

According to the “Heart of the Matter,” American physiologist Ancel Benjamin Keys can be credited with originating and cementing the saturated fat/cholesterol theory of heart disease. In the 1950’s, Keys produced research that showed perfect correlations between cardiovascular disease and the dietary consumption of fat in several prominent Western countries. But, there was a problem […]

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease $NVS Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of the body and is essential for good health. Our body uses it to make hormones, protect your cell membranes, digest food and manufacture Vitamin D after exposure to the Sun. The liver manufactures […]