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Cholesterol and Heart Disease Risk: Statistics and Current Research

Most people know that cholesterol and heart disease are related. The problem is that most do not even know just how much they are related; specifically in what way they are related; and how new research has affected some of the old notions about high cholesterol and coronary risk. As the scientific community has made rapid advances in the fields of heart disease (likely due to the condition’s death chart topping ranking) our understanding about what we eat and how it ultimately plays a role in our long term heart health has become much more clear, as preconceived notions have been shattered and a new and more health conscious crowd has embraced the lifestyle changes necessary to promote coronary health