• Cholesterol Con Exposed?

    | January 2, 2010 | Comments (2)

    THE GREAT CHOLESTEROL CON! The REAL truth you’re not being told about cholesterol … and why taking cholesterol-lowering statins does your health much more harm than good… Big Pharma has made every effort to ensure that statin drugs are prescribed to everyone. Are you next? Even if you are in good health, chances are you’ll [...]

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It’s Time To Rethink Cholesterol

| December 19, 2014 | Comments (20)

Here at The Cholesterol Truth, we often get some stick for our stance against the use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. Of course, we welcome all constructive comments and even a bit of criticism because these form part of a very necessary conversation that needs to be had about the use of cholesterol-lowering drugs… and probably [...]

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The Dangers Of Too Low Cholesterol Levels

| December 11, 2014 | Comments (9)

How many times has your doctor given you the cholesterol talk? You know, the one where numbers get tossed around and yours are always ‘too high’. However, I bet you’ve never had a talk about the risks of having too low cholesterol levels… and I bet you didn’t know that where cholesterol is concerned, the [...]

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Statins Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Complications… What Next?

| December 4, 2014 | Comments (1)

The statin ‘wonder drug’ story is slowly but surely unfolding and from where I’m sitting (along with countless other statin users) it’s beginning to look more and more like a horrible nightmare. Unscrupulous pharmaceutical companies have been trying to tout the use of these side effect-ridden drugs for almost every ailment on the planet. Here’s [...]

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Eating With Your Heart Health In Mind

| November 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

Since we’ve launched our dedicated blog The Cholesterol Truth back in 2010, there has been some progress in the way Joe Public views cholesterol and heart health. Conventional wisdom (fuelled by the short sightedness of the mainstream) surrounding cholesterol is to avoid foods that increase cholesterol levels, by emphasising foods that lower cholesterol. According to [...]

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Pfizer Taken To Court For Lipitor’s Link To Diabetes

| November 21, 2014 | Comments (7)

Earlier this year, Dr. John Briffa wrote about a study that challenged the health benefits of cholesterol reduction with cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. In the study, 155 participants were divided into two groups. One half was treated with 80mg of atorvastatin (Lipitor) each day, while the other half received no treatment. The trial lasted for 3 [...]

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Cholesterol And Saturated Fat Are Not Our Dietary Enemies

| October 30, 2014 | Comments (1)

The skewed theory that eating foods rich in cholesterol and saturated fat raises blood cholesterol levels — which in turn raises the risk of cardiovascular disease — is based on studies carried out more than half a century ago. In some way the medical mainstream can be forgiven, in part, for all the confusion. Cardiovascular [...]

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