Exploring the background to the cholesterol hypothesis utilizing data obtained mainly from Japan

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URL: https://www.karger.com/Article/Pdf/381654

Journal: Ann Nutr Metab

Publication Date: 04/2015

Summary: Comprehensive review of Cholesterol-heart disease hypothesis, focusing on Japan. The cholesterol hypothesis relies on very weak data—and sometimes considerably distorted data. Indeed, many studies in Japan actually show that cholesterol plays a very positive role in health.

Key Takeaways

Many studies out of Japan show that cholesterol does not cause heart disease, and that cholesterol actually has positive health effects.

What Is The Truth About Cholesterol And Heart Disease?

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