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Lowering Cholesterol Without Statins

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By Matt Stone One of the biggest health wars being fought in the world today is against the rise of what is considered “worsening” blood lipid profiles.  The major risk factors associated with heart disease and diabetes are high blood pressure, high levels of inflammatory markers like CRP, low HDL “good cholesterol,” high LDL “bad cholesterol,” high triglycerides, and high blood glucose levels. Note – these are all just risk factors.  They don’t necessarily cause these diseases, but point to an increased statistical likelihood of having heart disease or diabetes.  You can have perfect blood lipids and still drop dead of a heart attack.  And the “experts” can’t even agree on what an ideal blood lipid profile is.  The general public, uninformed and simple-minded, still think that what matters most… Read more »