Flashback Friday: Optimal Cholesterol Level

Why don’t authorities advocate a sufficient reduction in cholesterol down to safe levels?

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It’s imperative for everyone to understand Dr. Rose’s sick population concept, which I introduced in When Low Risk Means High Risk (
What about large fluffy LDL cholesterol versus small and dense? See Does Cholesterol Size Matter? (

More from the Framingham Heart Study in Barriers to Heart Disease Prevention (

Here are a few newer cholesterol videos:
• Eggs and Cholesterol: Patently False and Misleading Claims (
• Carnitine, Choline, Cancer, and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection (
• How to Prevent Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (
• Dietary Cholesterol and Cancer (

And of course, this overview video is always a good reference: How Not to Die from Heart Disease (

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