The wonders of cholesterol

The Wonder of Cholesterol

This post today is, at last, the first post that starts to get at the vision I had when starting this site, namely that of outside experts giving us some insight into and understanding of their work.  Today’s guest post is by Mr. Glyn Wainwright.  Mr. Wainwright is a scientific polyglot as it were with eclectic interests ranging from the effect of Jupiter on the solar photosphere to fractal based music.
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An excess of dietary carbohydrates, alongside a relative deficiency in dietary fats and cholesterol, may lead to the development of Alzheimer's

In this paper, the authors highlight how an excess of dietary carbohydrates, particularly fructose, alongside a relative deficiency in dietary fats and cholesterol, may lead to the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Dietary Fat and the Risk of Breast Cancer

The study revealed that: (a) There was a 16% DECREASE in cancer rates for those who consumed the highest amount of saturated fat as compared to those who consumed the least. (b) There was a 9% DECREASE in cancer rates for those who consumed the highest amount of cholesterol as compared to those who consumed the least. (more…)