What about familial hypercholesterolemia?

Posted by Digital Seo on November 19th, 2019

Less than ½% of humans are born with much higher Cholesterol than the rest of us. This genetic abnormality is called “familial hypercholesterolemia”. It is a genetic flaw. For many years familial hypercholesterolemia has been considered a “disease” because people who die from a heart attack before their 50’s usually have familial hypercholesterolemia. Because cholesterol if often present in large amounts within atherosclerotic lesions, Goldstein and Brown concluded that high cholesterol was the cause of atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction, not only in people with familial hypercholesterolemia but in all of us. Their arguments were convincing and they won the Nobel Prize in 1985. But today there is much evidence that shows that they were wrong! 

Let’s start by saying that people with familial hypercholesterolemia die young because of cholesterol, is a wrong belief. The many healthy people today living long lives beyond their 70’s that have familial hypercholesterolemia is proof enough that this belief is outdated and wrong.

A great study by a group of Dutch reserachers showed that high cholesterol may even be protective!

Many other studies have found that low cholesterol is in certain respects worse than high cholesterol. They showed that lipoproteins, the molecules that transport cholesterol, have also other important functions. One of them is to bind and neutralise bacteria, viruses, and their toxic by-products in our body! So cholesterol has an important immune function and it protects us from catching contagious diseases! This means that low cholesterol is a risk for all kinds of infectious diseases!

Other findings have demonstrated more benefits of cholesterol. In 19 large studies of more than 68,000 deaths, reviewed by Professor David R. Jacobs and his co-workers from the Division of Epidemiology at the University of Minnesota, low cholesterol predicted an increased risk of dying from gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases.

Most gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases have an infectious origin.

So, if saturated fat doesn’t cause cardiovascular disease… what does?

What triggers hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) and heart disease is not eating fat, but eating sugar. If your breakfasts are based on breads or cereals; your morning snacks are biscuits and coffee; your lunches are wraps or sandwiches; your afternoon snacks are chocolate bars and muffins; and your dinners are spaguetti with wine, I will highly recommend you get tested for inflammatory markers of cardiovascular disease.

For more information please visit:Natural Cholesterol Medicine

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