Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Cholesterol in the Diet Appears Not to be the Bad Guy

The government’s Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has recommended that dietary avoidance of cholesterol is no longer needed for most patients.  We still want to avoid saturated fat and trans fats.  But foods such as eggs, which contain high levels of cholesterol, are no longer considered a problem.  Finally, a nutritional guideline that makes sense.

Reported in the Toledo Blade, Feb. 11, 2015, page 1.


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