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Isn't Some Cholesterol Actually Healthy?

Isn't Some Cholesterol Actually Healthy?

Cholesterol is a naturally occurring, waxy substance primarily synthesized by the liver. Cholesterol is necessary to form cell membranes, to produce hormones like testosterone and estrogen, to transform sunlight into Vitamin D which helps build our bones and strengthens our immune system, and to synthesize bile acids which aid in the digestion of fat. Cholesterol...

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Fiber and saturated fat are associated with sleep arousals and slow sleep wave.

Low fiber high saturated fat and sugar diets are associated with lighter, less restorative, and more disruptive nighttime sleep.

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Dietary fat and prostate cancer progression and survival

High saturated fat intake may increase a prostate cancer patient's risk of dying from that prostate cancer.

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Deciding Which Direction is Best

Deciding Which Direction is Best

Conflicting "scientific studies" regarding what characterizes a healthy diet saturate our media daily. For example, it's been well established that saturated animal fat promotes chronic disease, yet due to popular (and misguided) news reports this fact has been rejected by those who support a high-fat/protein, low-carb diet. Similarly, we've heard that eggs are bad for us, only...

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