The Cholesterol Myth

The Cholesterol Myth

Decades ago, no one was stressing about their cholesterol count, comparing their numbers at the water cooler, taking constant prescription meds to ward off it off and yet, the levels of heart disease and stroke were significantly lower. 

Why? Perhaps cholesterol isn't the prolific serial killer its been made out to be. Most people that claim "cholesterol" issues don't fully understand really what cholesterol does in our systems.

Let's be clear, cholesterol is VITAL to your body. It helps to produce cell membranes, hormones, vitamin D and bile acids that help digestion (to name a few). You really don't want to be stripping and lowering levels of this substance so critical to your good health.

 

Here's an info graphic for a simple break down of cholesterol: