(follow up post to: Low Carb Paleo, and LDL is Soaring – Help! | Perfect Health Diet)
- explains how:
- folk can be malnourished on a paleo diet
- this can be reflected in high LDL levels
- certain foods and supplements can rix the prob and result in reduced LDL
Filed under: Atherosclerosis, Choline, Copper, Dyslipidemia, Iodine and selenium, Nutrients, Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fats, Quiz Answers, SupplementsFirst, thank you to everyone who commented on the quiz. I enjoyed reading your thoughts.
Is High LDL Something to Worry About?Perhaps this ought to be the first question. Jack Kronk says “I don’t believe that high LDL is necessarily a problem” and Poisonguy writes “Treat the symptoms, Larry, not the numbers.” Poisonguy’s comment assumes that the LDL number is not a symptom of trouble. Is it?
I think so. It helps to know a little about the biology of cholesterol and of blood vessels.