The traditional view of cholesterol and heart disease is backwards. New research shows that cholesterol seems to be a symptom of heart disease, not a cause.
High levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), traditionally called “bad cholesterol,” is actually a good thing, especially if you’re on a high-fat, low-carb diet.
Inflammation is what damages arterial walls and contributes to cardiovascular problems. Cholesterol is the repair molecule that comes in and tries to fix the damage. You should be more concerned about inflammation, not high cholesterol.
Read on for 5 ways to decrease your inflammation, improve your arteries, and boost your performance.
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