High LDL has low risk of coronary calcium

High LDL has low risk of coronary calcium

A new a study shows that those with LDL above 190 and calcium scores of zero have a low risk for developing calcium or having a cardiac event 10 years later. While this study had nothing to do with low…

Low carb diets improve LDL cholesterol

Low carb diets improve LDL cholesterol

A new meta-analysis shows that, on average, low-carb diets improve LDL cholesterol. They increase the size of LDL, reduce the small LDL particles, and even reduce the overall LDL particles. This is contrary to many common beliefs about LDL and…

The concern with LDL predictions & genetics on a keto diet

The concern with LDL predictions & genetics on a keto diet

Have you heard that you shouldn’t start a keto diet because your cholesterol will increase? Or do you have a genetic report that says you react poorly to dietary fat? Stanford researcher Dr. Lucia Aronica and her colleagues have conducted…

A keto diet raises LDL for some

A keto diet raises LDL for some

A new study reports a dramatic rise in LDL cholesterol after following a keto diet. What doe this mean for you? Before we worry too much about the results, let’s explore the details of the trial to see if it…

Fix the root cause — the focus on metabolic health

Fix the root cause — the focus on metabolic health

Two new studies show the importance of addressing metabolic health more than LDL and more than using medications to mask symptoms. the time has come to shift our attention in medicine to focus first and foremost on metabolic health. Read…

Aren't Saturated Fats Bad For You?

Aren’t Saturated Fats Bad For You?

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology confirms that saturated fat is not bad for heart health. Now it’s official – butter, red meat, and chocolate are back on the table! 🔴 Full article (Aren’t Saturated Fats Bad For…