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Desirable Cholesterol Numbers

Desirable Cholesterol Numbers
Unfortunately, most physicians today still consider a " normal cholesterol " level to be under 200 mg/dl. The average American's cholesterol is 210-220. However, Dr. John Mcdougall points out, "This level predicts a 50% chance of premature death from strokes or heart attacks due to atherosclerosis. A rise in cholesterol level from 200 mg/dl to...
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Thank you Dr. Carney. I agree with you. On doing research I found this paper:http://beyondhealth.com/media/wysiwyg/kadro/articles/... Read More
Saturday, 26 September 2015 07:45
This was another article that went a little bit more in-depth into that Crete study and they even smoked, had diabetes, high blood... Read More
Saturday, 26 September 2015 07:50
Ah, I just found this by Jeff Novick. If you have anything else to add that would be great:http://www.jeffnovick.com/RD/Articles/E... Read More
Saturday, 26 September 2015 08:19
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Genetics and Lowering Cholesterol

Genetics and Lowering Cholesterol
Although an individual may have a genetic weakness for high cholesterol and it runs in their family, a plant-based diet is capable of lowering cholesterol to an acceptable level. Dr. Joel Fuhrman uses a nutrient-dense, vegetable based plan to reverse heart disease and lower cholesterol in his patients. Dr. Fuhrman emphasizes that, "Nutrition is such...
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Wow. This article sounds very hopeful to me. I have high blood cholesterol level caused by (probably) a genetic problem since I wa... Read More
Thursday, 01 October 2015 00:26
Sean Carney
I am encouraged that you are encouraged! :-) For some more articles on similar topics you may want to check out this search for ot... Read More
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 09:45
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Statin Drugs and Cholesterol Reduction

Statin Drugs and Cholesterol Reduction
Heart disease has become our nation's number one killer, with coronary heart disease being the most common type of heart disease, causing more than 385,000 deaths per year. This results in a heart attack occurring within every 30-40 seconds. Having a high cholesterol level is one of the main risk factors contributing to heart disease....
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Question in regards to statins- I understand that those who have had a cardiac event would be the ones who benefit from the statin... Read More
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 12:56
Sean Carney
That is a great question, Kathleen. Thank you for posting it. In order to answer it, Dr. Carney is inviting you to come in and bec... Read More
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 17:34
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Starch-Smart® Diet Lowers Cholesterol

Starch-Smart® Diet Lowers Cholesterol
Cholesterol is an organic chemical substance resembling a waxy fat which is manufactured by our body's cells, but predominantly made in our liver. It is an essential component of cell membranes and is also important in the formation of male and female hormones, bile acids, and vitamin D. Although cholesterol is a vital component in...
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