Thursday, April 21, 2011

Information - Cholesterol, Lipitor, Statins

Information - Cholesterol, Lipitor, Statins

- Choloesterol drugs actually increase risk of death
- Hydrogenated oils actually increase risk of death, cancer and heart disease
- No evidence for cholesterol as a cause of atherosclerosis (heart disease)




The Oiling of America:
How the Vegetable Oil Industry Demonized Nutritious Animal Fats and Destroyed the American Food Supply
















- Choloesterol drugs actually increase risk of death
- Hydrogenated oils actually increase risk of death, cancer and heart disease
- No evidence for cholesterol as a cause of atherosclerosis (heart disease)
- Eskimos who eat a traditional diet high in fat and cholesterol have virtually no heart disease.
- Butter, coconut oil and olive oil are great for the body
- Highly processed oils such as margarine, corn oil, grape seed oil are linked to heart attacks and should be avoided.

1921 - first Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack) Death in US
1930 - 3000 US Deaths
1960 - 500,000 US deaths
During that period, animals fats were reduced and hydrogenated oils increased greatly

Saturated Fat - GOOD
Monounsaturated Fat - GOOD
Polyunsaturated Fat - BAD
Trans Fat - BAD


Coconut Oil is highly recommended.
Nutiva Organic Coconut Oil, 29-Ounce Jars (Pack of 2)
Nutiva Organic Coconut Oil, 29-Ounce Jars (Pack of 2)



Businessweek - Do Cholesterol Drugs Do Any Good?
 For patients without heart disease
- cholesterol drugs (statins) such as Lipitor do not reduce the chance of heart problems.
- the lowering of cholesterol has no positive effect on heart health
- $billions wasted on Lipitor and other statins yearly

Consumer Reports
- raising HDL (good) cholesterol with drugs did nothing to protect against heart attacks, strokes, and death.
The Oiling of America
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