Overall lifestyle even from a young age is the most important factor to minimizing cancer risk. Problem: The original Friedewald equation relied on several assumptions, including the assumption that the amount of triglycerides and cholesterol in ALL LDL particles was the same. Printer Friendly Version. Now the lab results says both [cholesterol values] are high but what I see is the wonderful difference between these numbers. Also, the excess triglycerides cause degradation of HDL, reducing the quantity persisting in the bloodstream. Read the Nutrition Facts labels on packaged foods, and prefer those with lower levels of sodium. OK, back to the blood work. Saturated fat is solid at room temperature and found mostly in meat, poultry with skin, whole milk, other high fat dairy products, and even coconut milk. Best regards, Malcolm.
So if you were not convinced before about cutting out white flour and sugar, let this article be the final push. Total cholesterol is an absolutely useless value that has no business being measured or reported in modern healthcare. Read the Nutrition Facts labels on packaged foods, and prefer those with lower levels of sodium. Dining Out?
I thought it would be interesting to take her numbers apart to understand them. I had read Wheat Belly this last summer as we were traveling in our motor home. Well, we were in South Carolina visiting my daughter. We started our full-on gluten-, wheat- and grain-free life. It was unreal: Each day my little tummy went down and inches started to go away. We started this in August. And to say my sister is gluten-free, my son and his wife and my granddaughter are the latest to go gluten-free and this one is a miracle!! Now the lab results says both [cholesterol values] are high but what I see is the wonderful difference between these numbers. I am thrilled. All I can say is, it works. D said it would and it did and I am thrilled.
Do you have high cholesterol and have you been told to ditch your eggs, shrimp and lobster?? You may be surprised to learn that gluten, sugar, and carbs are often the sneaky culprits — and also, they are highly addictive! Now studies point to sugar as the real culprit for heart disease, fat around the midsection, and bad cholesterol. So what does this mean? Eating cholesterol laden foods is not the root of the problem; sugar and refined carbohydrates are often more to blame. Hello, Paleo revolution. Goodbye, sugar and refined white carbohydrates. Surprisingly cholesterol is super important for your health!