Not everyone believes the notion that cholesterol is dangerous to your health, specifically your heart health. In fact, some people think that there are benefits to having high levels of cholesterol. These opponents feel that current medical cholesterol treatments are not based on facts. These so-called experts claim that there are many cholesterol myths circulating around the medical community.
The experts who disagree with current thought on the relationship between heart disease and cholesterol maintain that:
Cholesterol Myths Proponents
Who are some of the proponents of these theories regarding cholesterol?
Having high cholesterol has been recognized as a risk factor for heart disease for many years. When the link between high cholesterol and cardiac disease was first noted it was assumed that by lowering our dietary intake of cholesterol rich foods then we would lower our total cholesterol.
Currently, there are two methods to lower your cholesterol, diet and/or medication. Medications work well in lowering your cholesterol number, but you might be concerned about long term side effects of taking the medication.