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Adopting a Mediterranean diet after a heart attack is almost three times as powerful in reducing death rates as taking a statin, which have been linked to unacceptable side effects in real-world use, he added.
If people would stop eating junk and fast foods (McDonalds) you would not be having to take cholesterol lowering drugs. Also exercise and proper diet are important for good health.
THERE IS NO CONSPIRACY.....PEOPLE ARE JUST LAZY TO EAT RIGHT AND EXERCISE!!!!edit on 4-11-2013 by Skywatcher2011 because: (no reason given)
Endoplasmic Reticulum and the Unfolded Protein Response: Dynamics and Metabolic Integration
The ER is a fascinating organelle that plays a central role within the cell. This extremely complex and heterogeneous cellular compartment spreads throughout the cytoplasm forming various subdomains with diverse morphology and function. As such, the ER is a highly dynamic structure that modulates organization according to cellular needs and participates in protein synthesis, lipid metabolism, calcium handling, metabolic regulation and signaling. All of the latter processes are essential to the cell, making the ER susceptible to a variety of perturbations. The degree of complexity associated with optimal ER function positions this organelle as the largest stress sensor of the cell and, therefore, a major contributing factor to disease. ...
The properties of the ER determine the physiology of different organs, allowing them to fulfill their normal functions. Sensing of nutrient levels, continuous calcium signaling, protein aggregation and adaptation to ever-changing environments are processes in which the ER plays a vital role. Despite the advances accomplished in the treatment of diabetes, cardiovascular pathologies, neurodegeneration and cancer, many strategies based on ER function are not yet fully understood and remain to be developed.
Activation of Cholesterol Synthesis in Preference to Fatty Acid Synthesis in Liver and Adipose Tissue of Transgenic Mice Overproducing Sterol Regulatory Element-binding Protein-2
...Proper nutrition involves eating nothing but whole organic fruits and vegetables, very little meat if any, and few grains and dairy. With this diet(assuming you stay away from UN-healthy external factors) you will never get sick.