Expose Of The Cholesterol Controversy

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An article that appeared in the May Medical Counterpoint by a well-known physician and former associate editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association, Dr. Edward, brought out another aspect of the heart disease problem that I hadn’t considered. The article, “Is Commercialism Controlling the Controversy Over Cho­lesterol?”, examined the motives and interrelationships of Read more …

4 Questions You Must Ask Yourself!

Fact: Any “crash” diet can result in weight loss. The above works, as we learn, because anyone who eats 500 calories a day is going to reduce. The rest of it is the stuff dreams are made of. As the Chairman of the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition of Michigan State University, expressed Read more …

Heart Disease Has Reached Epidemic Levels

There were no cardiologists in the early twentieth century. Heart disease was rare. When cholesterol was identified as the culprit in atherosclerosis by the Russian re­searcher Dr. Nikolai, it may have seemed logical for one to be wary of an excessive intake of choles­terol. Many physicians made the assumption that a high cholesterol intake would Read more …