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Is higher cholesterol healthier for us? A new study says it is, questioning the value of cholesterol lowering drugs.

Is higher cholesterol healthier for us?  A new study says it is, questioning the value of cholesterol-lowering drugs. High cholesterol is bad for us, or is it?  LDL, HDL, the balance of the two, cholesterol in our foods?   Should we really worry about our intake of cholesterol or even the cholesterol in our bloodstream. The current concerns about cholesterol and cardiovascular plaques are a narrative we have all heard about, except the current research suggests that inflammation is the true problem, rather than cholesterol. Dietary cholesterol intake is balanced by the body, so when we take in more, the liver Read More »