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What do the various cholesterol levels mean wrt diet?
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Excellent question
Traditional thinking had been that a high fat diet always lead to a high cholesterol level but dr. Atkins has proven that to be wrong.
That said, doctors advise against trans-fats and high saturated fat diets. The best diet is a mixture of protein, complex carbs, and monounsaturated and/or polyunsaturated fats. The single most important feature is calorie control and achieving ideal body weight.

In brief: Excellent question
Traditional thinking had been that a high fat diet always lead to a high cholesterol level but dr. Atkins has proven that to be wrong.
That said, doctors advise against trans-fats and high saturated fat diets. The best diet is a mixture of protein, complex carbs, and monounsaturated and/or polyunsaturated fats. The single most important feature is calorie control and achieving ideal body weight.
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