Flashback Friday: Optimal Cholesterol Level

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Why don’t authorities advocate a sufficient reduction in cholesterol down to safe levels?

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It’s imperative for everyone to understand Dr. Rose’s sick population concept, which I introduced in When Low Risk Means High Risk (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/when-low-risk-means-high-risk).
What about large fluffy LDL cholesterol versus small and dense? See Does Cholesterol Size Matter? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/does-cholesterol-size-matter).

More from the Framingham Heart Study in Barriers to Heart Disease Prevention (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/barriers-to-heart-disease-prevention).

Here are a few newer cholesterol videos:
• Eggs and Cholesterol: Patently False and Misleading Claims (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/eggs-and-cholesterol-patently-false-and-misleading-claims)
• Carnitine, Choline, Cancer, and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/carnitine-choline-cancer-and-cholesterol-the-tmao-connection)
• How to Prevent Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/prevent-non-alcoholic-fatty-liver-disease)
• Dietary Cholesterol and Cancer (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/dietary-cholesterol-and-cancer)

And of course, this overview video is always a good reference: How Not to Die from Heart Disease (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-not-to-die-from-heart-disease).

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