Tag Archives: cholesterol

Is Cholesterol Bad For You?

The battle against cholesterol has been largely fruitless… And even more disturbing are the side effects linked to cholesterol lowering medicines. I have personally seen people develop nerve damage, muscle damage, autoimmune problems, and dementia because of these medicines. Mainstream medicine has been aggressively lowering cholesterol for more than 40 years, yet heart disease continues […]

Is Saturated Fat Bad For You?

Is saturated fat bad for you?

Why is Dietary Fat Being Demonized? Is saturated fat really bad for you? Recently the American Heart Association released a “presidential advisory” designed to scare people away from consuming saturated fat for fear that it elevates cholesterol. Now before demonizing saturated fat as an eternally evil food, there are some things you should understand: This […]

Eat Fat to Get Thin

Cooking with Fats Guest post from Dr. Mark Hyman – The American Heart Association recommends that adults get no more than 5 percent of their calories from saturated fat, and urges people to use vegetable oils instead. The AHA advises people to eat at least 5 to 10 percent of their calories in the form […]