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High Cholesterol Can Be Good for Seniors

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Cholesterol has been demonized by mainstream doctors for decades. They urge us to keep our total cholesterol numbers low. And if we don’t, they tell us we need a statin drug.

But studies show that statins do not help seniors with moderately high cholesterol avoid heart attacks. And statins have troubling cognitive side effects in seniors. They can increase the risk of memory loss and Alzheimer’s.

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Seniors Without Heart Disease Shouldn’t Take Statins, Study Finds

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Big Pharma pushes statins like candy at Halloween. And the older you get, the more likely it is your doctor will try to get you to take one of these cholesterol medications.

Nearly half of American seniors take a statin. Now, a new study has found that they do more harm than good in most people over 65.1

The data show that, if anything, the drugs increase the risk of death from a heart attack.

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We’ve Been Fighting the Wrong Enemy in the War on Heart Disease

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For decades, cardiologists have considered “soft” plaque your heart’s worst enemy. This is plaque made up mostly of cholesterol and fatty compounds. It’s also called “lipid-laden.”

Doctors believed that soft plaque in coronary arteries was the kind most likely to rupture, block the flow of blood, and give you a heart attack.1

Statin drugs are prescribed specifically to prevent soft plaque.

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New Statin Danger Revealed

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Would you jump into the middle of a fire to get out of the smoke?

A new study finds that is exactly what you do when you take statin drugs.

In the last 20 years, statin use has skyrocketed. At the same time, type 2 diabetes has become an epidemic. The new research shows the two trends are no coincidence.

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New Study: Red Meat Is NOT Bad for Your Heart

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“Beef—it’s what’s for dinner.”

This famous TV commercial line spoken by Robert Mitchum was launched in 1992 as the beef industry tried to fight off the entrenched medical belief that eating red meat caused disease.

Even today, U.S. nutritional guidelines still advise eating less than 3 ounces of beef or pork per day.1

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