HDL “Good” Cholesterol Is Not Good At All

Majid Ali, M.D.

An Article of the Cholesterol Deception Series


“Now, a new study that makes use of powerful databases of genetic information has found that raising HDL levels may not make any difference to heart disease risk. People who inherit genes that give them naturally higher HDL levels throughout life have no less heart disease than those who inherit genes that give them slightly lower levels. If HDL were protective, those with genes causing higher levels should have had less heart disease.“

“The current study tells us that when it comes to HDL we should seriously consider going back to the drawing board, in this case meaning back to the laboratory,” said Dr. Lauer.


Here is some relevant information:

Endothelial cells are delicate cells which line the inner surfaces of blood vessels. Endothelial lipase is an enzyme that seem to affects only high density lipoprotein (HDL, which does not contain cholesterol in its molecular structure.

A large recent study involved 116,000 individuals revealed that about 2.6 percent of the population has a variation in that gene that raises their HDL levels by about 6 points. HDL has one component called SIP which has anti-inflammatory effects and lowers the risk of heart disease.


Links to Videos of Dr. Ali’s 15-Video Cholesterol Library

1. Three Very Simple Cholesterol Questions

https://vimeo.com/92797764

2. In How Many Ways Do Cholesterol Drugs Hurt the Heart

https://vimeo.com/102079107


3.  Cholesterol Deception for Life. Really!

https://vimeo.com/97296377

4.  Cholesterol Drugs and Brain Function Loss

https://vimeo.com/91760479


5.  Nearly 50% Heart Attacks Associated With Low Cholesterol

https://vimeo.com/91068299

6.  Cholesterol Drugs or Spices

https://vimeo.com/117141750


7.  In How Many Ways Does Cholesterol Protect Muscles

https://vimeo.com/102079108

8.  What Does High LDL Cholesterol Mean

https://vimeo.com/91158739


9.  Cholesterol Prolongs Life

https://vimeo.com/91760939

10.  Eggs Are Great But Times Magazine Does Not Apologize

https://vimeo.com/114486892


11.  Cholesterol Deceptions – Eggs Are Great But Times Magazine Does Not Apologize

https://vimeo.com/114486892

12.  Cholesterol Drugs Cause Fatigue

https://vimeo.com/106480910


13.  Cholesterol Drugs Increase the Risk of Cause Breast Cancer

https://vimeo.com/91106591

14.  The Heart- Stomach Connection

https://vimeo.com/107711994


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