Eggs Not Linked to Cardiovascular Risk, Despite Conflicting Advice

Eating up to 12 eggs a week does not increase cardiovascular risk factors in people with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, new research finds – despite conflicting dietary advice continuing around the world. University of Sydney researchers aim to help clear up conflicting dietary advice around egg consumption, as a new study finds eating up […]

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Top Cardiologist Exposes The Great Cholesterol Con

It is well known that total cholesterol becomes less of a risk factor or not at all for all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) mortality with increasing age, but as little is known as to whether low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), one component of total cholesterol, is associated with mortality in the elderly, we decided to investigate this […]

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Ketogenic Diet is Cardioprotective Against Heart Failure

Ketone metabolism is upregulated during heart failure (HF) in mice and humans. However, the functional significance of the upregulated ketone metabolism in the failing heart is poorly understood. Objective: To determine whether a ketogenic diet is protective against pressure-overload-induced heart failure and to demonstrate the underlying mechanism. Methods and Results: C57BL/6J wild-type mice were fed a ketogenic […]

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It’s About Energy, Not Cholesterol

Dave Feldman is a senior software engineer, business developer and entrepreneur. He began a Low Carb, High Fat diet in April 2015 and after experiencing a significant rise in his total cholesterol he committed himself to learning everything he could about cholesterol and the lipid system. As an engineer, Dave spotted a pattern in the […]

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Statins Ineffective

In a recent study of 3,000 Americans over 65 statin drugs were ineffective in preventing a cardiovascular event. The patients were at intermediate risk but statin users had no significant decrease in heart attacks. Other populations studies in seniors have shown higher cholesterol is actually correlated with better overall health. Cholesterol is a critical component […]

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High Cholesterol Levels Drop Naturally In Children On High-Fat Anti-Seizure Diet

Elevated cholesterol levels return to normal or near normal levels over time in four out of 10 children with uncontrollable epilepsy treated with the high-fat ketogenic diet, according to results reported in the Journal of Child Neurology. ScienceDaily: High Cholesterol Levels Drop Naturally In Children On High-fat Anti-seizure Diet, Study Show In the four-year study, the […]

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