Mounting evidence that exonerate EGGS, LOBSTER & SHRIMP etc. _______________________________________________________________ Proposed 2015 US Dietary Guidelines for Americans EGGS ARE OK The report says dietary cholesterol now is “not considered a nutrient of concern for overconsumption.” This follows increasing medical research
(My Notes: Below are just three examples. It is shown over and over that patients who have the lowest levels of total cholesterol do not live as long. This is especially the case in women. One study in general
Saturated Fat and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors, Coronary Heart Disease, Stroke, and Diabetes: a Fresh Look at the Evidence
(My Notes: You can summarize the study with this: “when carbohydrates were used to replace saturated fast, carbs increased the risk for heart disease by increasing both triglycerides and lowering HDL cholesterol levels. More important, this comprehensive meta analysis showed that
Use of dietary linoleic acid for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease and death: evaluation of recovered data from the Sydney Diet Heart Study and updated meta-analysis
BMJ. 2013 Feb 4;346:e8707. (My Notes: Wait, so replacing butter with “heart healthy” margarine/vegetable oil did what to mortality??!!?? This is big. Check your labels…this stuff is in almost all packaged foods, baked goods, and restaurant food. Sure it lowers
Lipid levels in patients hospitalized with coronary artery disease: an analysis of 136,905 hospitalizations in Get With The Guidelines.
(My Notes: Bottom line, in patients presenting with their first heart attack….HALF had LDL-C cholesterol levels < 100. Makes you kinda question chasing a number in lieu of treating the whole patient. Need to determine the true risk factors to