The Cholesterol Myth – We Need Cholesterol

by Amanda Box

Barton Publishing
Cholesterol has become a word that is synonymous with unhealthy.  It is described as a sticky, oily substance that clogs our arteries and causes heart disease.  We have been led to believe that our cholesterol needs to be as low as possible and even extremely low cholesterol […]

‘Bad’ Cholesterol Not as Bad as People Think, Study Shows


ScienceDaily (May 8, 2011) — The so-called “bad cholesterol” — low-density lipoprotein commonly called LDL — may not be so bad after all, shows a Texas A&M University study that casts new light on the cholesterol debate, particularly among adults who exercise.
Steve Riechman, a researcher in the Department of Health […]

Cardiologist Refutes Relationship Between Cholesterol Levels And Heart Attack

People taking statins may be surprised to learn that, according to a California cardiologist, cholesterol levels have nothing to do with whether a person develops heart disease or has a heart attack.
“Everybody has atherosclerosis to one degree or another,” states Dr. Ernest N. Curtis. “It is simply a biological […]

Cholesterol Needed for Better Health

Health Impact News Editor Comments: This article is from Desi Blitz, an online community and publication catering to the Asian crowd in the United Kingdom and around the world. As such, most of the readers are probably non-native English speakers. But the author does an excellent job of explaining a difficult topic in layman […]