posted on Aug, 26 2004 @ 05:51 PM
Then why can we reduce cholesterol drastically by reducing saturated fats?
Cholesterol serves another purpose entirely. It's critical for EVERY CELL in our bodies. Vitamin D (made by our bodies), hormones like estrogen and
testosterone, and bile (made in your liver and stored in gallbladder needed to digest fats and absorb fat soluable vitamins) are all made from
The connection with Vitamin C is that it helps prevent the oxidation of cholesterol, and helps turn blood cholesterol into bile, and reduces
Vitamin C can absolutely help reduce cholesterol, but to suggest downing lots of vitamin C is potentially dangerous due to overdoing the vitamin C, as
well as keeping people away from medical treatment that they need.
Before you go downing loads of vitamins, try not eating the Big Mac and avoid foods with saturated fat. That's a hell of a lot safer, actually valid,
and proven to be effective.
Be careful with posts like this, eh? Sure there may be a conspiracy by big drug companies to keep us away from cures, but a simple change in diet is
free, and needs no drugs. You also don't need to purchase hoardes of Vitamin C from *Vitamin Companies* who have a huge profit to reap from nutrition
You mentioned the key at the end:
If everyone just -->ate