The Great Cholesterol Myth

With Cholesterol, Focus on the Right Numbers

When it comes to cholesterol, many myths abound--including the right numbers to focus on. I'll be covering this more fully in the rebroadcast of my free online webinar, The Great Cholesterol Myth--Debunked! It will be rebroadcast on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:00 PM ET. To register, sign up here…

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New Life-Saving Cholesterol Testing

…subtypes to determine whether your cholesterol levels are likely to lead to cardiovascular problems. Now it's your turn: Have you had one of these new cholesterol tests? You May Also Be Interested In * Healthy Cholesterol Levels Defined * The Great Cholesterol Myth

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The Blood Lipids Ratio to Watch

cholesterol. So, if your triglycerides are 100 mg/dl, your HDL cholesterol should be 50 mg/dl. Anything under 3:5 is considered a good ratio, but I don’t like to see a blood lipids ratio that’s over 5:1. (Learn more about this ratio in my new book, The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol

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New Research: Saturated Fats CAN Be Part of Heart-Healthy Diet

…content—such as coconut and avocado—are some of the best source of saturated fats. In fact, choosing smart is one of the reasons I co-authored The Great Cholesterol Myth Cookbook. The present study conducted at the University of Cambridge also looked at omega-6 oils, trans-fats, and fish oil. As expected, trans…

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Are Airport Security Scanners Safe?

…is Your Exposure From Airport Security Scanners? Recently, when I was headed to the airport for a television shoot to promote my book The Great Cholesterol Myth, I did my usual side step at the security checkpoint in order to opt for the “pat down” instead of walking through the scanner. As I did…

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Is a Low-Fat Vegetarian Diet Healthy for Your Heart?

…Dr. Esselstyn’s premise that total cholesterol is the biological marker for developing heart disease. As many of you know from reading my newest book, The Great Cholesterol Myth, I’ve debunked the long-held theory that hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) is a disease. I also pointed out the…

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The Health Perks of Yoga & An Invite to Kripalu 2013

…instructor, will also be contributing to the workshop. During this weekend I will also be sharing insights from my latest book, The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease—and the Statin-Free Plan That Will. We will also explore the phenomenology around the near death…

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