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January 2014 Issue

Cutting through Cholesterol Confusion

The debate continues over whether it’s still necessary to restrict cholesterol-rich foods, such as eggs. EN weighs in on the current science.

High blood cholesterol, particularly high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, is a well-known risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). What is less clear is whether cholesterol from foods plays a role in raising blood cholesterol levels and CVD risk.

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