The Truth About Cholesterol

The Truth About Cholesterol

MYTH #1: Cholesterol is “public enemy number one.” When there is too much cholesterol in your blood, it builds up in the walls of your arteries, causing a process called atherosclerosis. High cholesterol is one of the major risk factors leading to heart disease, heart attack, and stroke.

MYTH #2: Every “reputable” doctor and scientist supports the idea that high cholesterol causes heart disease and statin drugs are essential in controlling cholesterol levels and preventing heart disease and stroke.

MYTH #3: There are two types of cholesterol − High-density lipoproteins (HDL) and low-density lipoproteins (LDL). HDL is “good” cholesterol and LDL is “bad” cholesterol. Lowering your “bad cholesterol” will lengthen your life.

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Truly the best way to stay healthy and stay away from pharmaceuticals is by losing weight, exercise and caring about what you eat. You’ll notice this theme continues to run through most dis-ease free ideas.