U.S. Government Re-Visiting the Guidelines for Cholesterol

February 15, 2015 10:47 PM

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U.S. Government Re-Visiting the Guidelines for Cholesterol

(TRFW News) For over decades the nation’s top nutrition advisory panel has debated the health benefits of cholesterol. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), a group that provides dietary guidelines based on scientific findings, has portrayed cholesterol as the worst food one can consume, but several other studies have conflicted their notion.

The guidelines for cholesterol have been recommended to keep it as low as possible in order to avoid potential consequences. However, recently the DGAC reconvened for their meetings to examine the recommendations on cholesterol and they reported that cholesterol should no longer be considered as a “...

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