3 Things you want to know about Cholesterol

You wouldn’t judge a book by its cover, would you? You would want to open the book and read part of it to get a better idea about what is going on, right? Well, judging a book by its cover is what happens when you look at LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and decide that this is the only – or even the best indicator of heart disease. Worse yet, you are told you MUST lower your LDL cholesterol level. #1 Naturally produced by the body, cholesterol is needed for a variety of functions.-1 Your body uses cholesterol to make testosterone and other essential hormones and is one of the best health and youth enhancing strategies for aging men and women. …

The Two Sides of Medicine

Throughout time there have always been two opposing points of view as to how to maintain good health, or how to regain it after having lost it. This conflict has continued since ancient times … and no doubt will continue well into the future. One ‘side’ believes good health is as a result of outside intervention… drugs, surgery etc. The other ‘side’ believes that good health results from living in harmony with natural law… correct nutrition… cleanliness etc. The ancient Greeks had terms for these two groups of people. As was often the case in those days each group came under the umbrella of a ‘god’. One was ‘Asklepios’… the god of medicine, whose proponents advocated the ‘intervention’ approach. These …