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The Cholesterol Myths

Exposing the Fallacy that Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease

by Uffe Ravnskov

  • 321 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by NewTrends Publishing, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cardiovascular medicine,
  • Popular medicine,
  • Hypercholesteremia,
  • General,
  • Diet / Health / Fitness,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Healthy Living,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Cardiology,
  • Diseases - Heart,
  • Cholesterol,
  • Diet therapy,
  • Diseases,
  • Heart,
  • Health & Fitness / General,
  • Health & Fitness / Diseases / Heart,
  • Coronary heart disease,
  • Etiology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8555692M
    ISBN 100967089700
    ISBN 109780967089706


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What makes this book compelling is Ravnskov's careful avoidance of accusations and ad-hominem attacks, and his heavy reliance on facts.

Quoting one clinical study after another, he quietly demolishes the myth that cholesterol is dangerous/5(). Their book, The Great Cholesterol Myth contains an argument that pumps feverishly through the arteries of this book: The real causes of heart disease include four key factors, namely - inflammation, oxidation, sugar, and stress/5(K).

The Great Cholesterol Myth This controversial best-selling book almost started an international incident when it was featured in the Australian Broadcasting Company’s 2-part documentary, “Heart of the Matter”.

This book explains in very easy to understand language that common myths about fat and cholesterol include that: High fat foods cause heart disease.

- High cholesterol levels cause heart disease. - High-fat foods (especially those high in saturated fats) raise blood cholesterol. - Cholesterol clogs your arteries and so do saturated fats/5. The Great Cholesterol Myth Now Includes Recipes for Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won't Prevent Heart Disease-and the Statin-Free Plan that Will Paperback – Illustrated, Aug /5().

At its best, Cholesterol Myths is a scathing review of literature instead of a gateway to where this literature should guide the national discussion. Instead of using his knowledge to lead us into a more beneficial discussion on heart disease, Ravnskov exhausts his mental energy on tearing down cholesterol.

having read the book, consulted the researchers or health authorities that I had criticised. In Finland the book was put on fire in a television show on channel 2 after having been belittled by some of the Finnish proponents to the cholesterol campaign.

The uncritical introduction of the cholesterol campaign in Sweden was most probably due to its. Unexpected server response () while retrieving PDF "".

Uffe Ravnskov’s book “ The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy that Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease ” has laid the groundwork for a completely new perspective of cholesterol in the nutritional science community.

The Cholesterol Myths Here are the facts. Cholesterol is not a deadly poison, but a substance vital to the cells of all mammals. There are no such things as good or bad cholesterol, but mental stress, physical activity and change of body weight may influence the level of blood cholesterol.

“The Great Cholesterol Myth is a remarkable book that will revolutionize the way in which heart disease is prevented, detected, and treated in this country.” - Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S., best-selling author of The Fat Flush PlanBrand: Fair Winds Press. The Great Cholesterol Myth, by Jonny Bowden and Stephen Sinatra, exposes the great lie that cholesterol is bad.

Before reading this book, I did not know much about cholesterol, other than the fact that it was supposedly harmful, and that you had to go on a specific diet to keep your cholesterol /5. The first is The Great Cholesterol Myth: "Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won't Prevent Heart Disease-and the Statin-Free Plan That Will." Jimmy Moore has also written a fabulous book called Cholesterol Clarity: "Don't you wish someone could just spell it out in simple, easy-to-understand language and tell you what, if anything, you need to do.

Myths & Truths. MYTH: People with high cholesterol are more prone to heart attacks. TRUTH: Young and middle-aged men with cholesterol levels over are slightly more at risk for heart attacks.

Those who have cholesterol levels just below are at no greater risk than those whose cholesterol is very low. The Cholesterol Myths is a thoroughly researched and referenced book on how cholesterol isn’t the monster most nutritional researchers seem to think it is.

I was lucky enough to get a copy when it was first published and have read my a couple of times. And still dip. Deadly cholesterol myths—EXPOSED. And the permanent, drug-free solution for keeping your levels healthy.

Of all the potentially life threatening illnesses, heart disease may be the one surrounded by the most confusion and misdirection. The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won't Prevent Heart Disease-and the Statin-Free Plan That Will Jonny Bowden, Stephen Sinatra Fair Winds Press, Nov 1, - Health &.

,Available for free as an ebookfrom Smashwords A simplified and updated version of The Cholesterol ble also as an e-book About all the tricks used by the drug industry to keep the cholesterol hypothesis aliveAvailable also in a kindle version En Read more ›.

The cholesterol myth fits the pattern of so many items in my blog: it sounds good, it superficially makes sense, and there is a biologically plausible explanation, but when put to the (scientific) test, it fails.

This book covers blood levels of cholesterol, cholesterol in the diet, and drugs to lower cholesterol, and while not everything we.

We’ll be talking about “The Great Cholesterol Myth” a lot in the coming months—it’s the most important book I’ve ever written and I really want you to read it. Here are eight of my favorite cholesterol myths.

MYTH: High cholesterol is the cause of heart disease. FACT: Cholesterol is a fairly insignificant player in heart disease. Uffe Ravnskov is the author of The Cholesterol Myths ( avg rating, ratings, 13 reviews, published ), Ignore the Awkward.

( avg rating, 69 /5. As they reveal in their new book, The Great Cholesterol Myth, the real culprits behind heart disease are sugar, inflammation, stress, and high-carbohydrate diets. By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS & Stephen Sinatra, MD, FACC. Cholesterol and Saturated Fat Don’t Cause Heart Disease.

While The Great Cholesterol Myth is not an "exercise-is-good-for-you" book, because it is in sync with our belief that regular exercise and smart nutrition are better strategies for lifestyle-related health problems than drugs are, I felt it was worthwhile to provide a review.) Just the title of this book.

As a result of this interest, his book was translated into English and published in the United States as The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy that Saturated Fat and Cholesterol cause Heart Disease in September by a publishing house established. The Cholesterol Myths Exposing the Fallacy that Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease by Dr.

Ravnskov. The cholesterol myths book: benefits, is to help you lose your fear of the vital nutrients saturated fat, and does this with evidence, which tells you that the businesses within our ‘Health Care System,’ are not telling you or your doctors, the truth about. The Great Cholesterol Myth Why Lowering your Cholesterol Won't Prevent Heart Disease-- and the Statin-free Plan That Will (Book): Bowden, Jonny: Traditional heart disease protocols, with their emphasis on lowering cholesterol, have it all wrong.

Emerging science is showing that cholesterol levels are a poor predictor of heart disease. Many research results actually stem from pharmaceutical.

Ignore the Awkward. How the Cholesterol Myths are Kept Alive By Uffe Ravnskov, MD, PhD CreateSpace, Building cell walls and nerve fibers requires cholesterol. Sex. A simplified and updated version of The Cholesterol Myths. Available also as an e-book: About all the tricks used by the drug industry to keep the cholesterol hypothesis alive Available also in a kindle version: En forenklet og opdateret version af The Cholesterol Myths:   Cholesterol and saturated fat are not the cause of heart disease.

This book provides the evidence to support this idea. Smashwords – The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy that Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease – a book by Uffe Ravnskov MD PhD. “The Great Cholesterol Myth shows that the primary cause of heart attacks is not cholesterol but insulin resistance.

Timely and important—it will show you what steps to take to prevent and reverse heart disease.” - -STEVEN MASLEY, M.D., FAHA, FACN, C.N.S., best-selling author of The Day Heart Tune-UpAuthor: Jonny Bowden.

This book covers blood levels of cholesterol, cholesterol in the diet, and drugs to lower cholesterol, and while not everything we hear is a myth, most of it is.

The authors make the following claims, and support them with good references to key articles. This book is an essential resource for anyone looking to improve their general health.

It highlights some serious issues in the current dogma surrounding nutrition and healthy diets. As a society we now place too great an emphasis on avoiding evil cholesterol and this book attempts to challenge the thinking and Science behind that advice.

In his opinion, my total cholesterol should be -- or dire consequences could result. As its subtitle states, The Cholesterol Myths exposes the fallacy that saturated fat and cholesterol cause heart disease.

Ravnskov is no "wacko"; his book is well-annotated and examines many of the major relevant studies over the past 50 years.5/5(5). For decades, low-fat and low-cholesterol diets have been touted as the way to prevent and reverse heart disease.

In this groundbreaking book, The Great Cholesterol Myth, Jonny Bowden and Stephen Sinatra debunked that assertion, arguing that fat--often curtailed on traditional low cholesterol "heart-healthy" diets--is not the enemy and may in fact be part of the solution.4/5.

MYTH: Cholesterol & saturated fat clog arteries. TRUTH: There is very little cholesterol or satu-rated fat in the arterial plaque or clogs. Most of the material is a calcium deposit akin to lime and most of the fatty acids are unsaturated.

MYTH: Eating saturated fat and cholesterol-rich foods will cause cholesterol levels to rise and make. Read The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy that Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease, by Uffe Ravnskov.

“A highly qualified doctor and scientist analyzes the studies used to justify the cholesterol hypothesis and demonstrates that the idea that animal fats and cholesterol cause heart disease is based on flimsy, even fraudulent evidence and wishful thinking.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won't Prevent Heart Disease-and the Statin-Free Plan That Will.

DISPELLING THE CHOLESTEROL MYTH (Why it’s NOT a good idea to shoot the firemen that come to put out the fire!) Lipitor and other Statin drugs have become BIG BUSINESS to “Big Pharma” nowadays.

For roughly half a century now cholesterol-a naturally occurring substance in your body and in many animal-source foods humans have eaten [ ]. Here, I debunk six of the most common myths about cholesterol. Myth Number 1: Cholesterol Will Kill You.

This is simply not true. Cholesterol is your friend, not your enemy. Essential to good health, especially women’s wellness, cholesterol should not be something that is feared and revered when eating a nutritious diet.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1 The Great Cholesterol Myth Cookbook. The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease By Dr.

Jonny Bowden Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, (aka "The Rogue Nutritionist™") is a nationally known health expert. Dr.

Bowden has a PhD in nutrition, and has earned six national certifications in personal training and exercise. He is the author of several best-selling books, and appears regularly as an.