Medical Myths About Cholesterol

There is a lot of misinformation surrounding cholesterol, an essential component of cell membranes.

These include: all cholesterol is bad; if you’re not overweight, you can’t have high cholesterol; high cholesterol would show symptoms; eating a lot of cholesterol leads to high cholesterol levels; only men should worry about cholesterol; there’s nothing you can do about your cholesterol levels.

There are more, but your best bet is do research and ask questions.

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