lipid hypothesis


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lipid hypothesis

Cardiology A widely accepted postulate that hyperlipidemia–eg, cholesterol, and to a lesser degree, other lipids in the circulation is responsible for CAD, the major cause of death in the US, levels which, when altered by dietary or pharmacologic manipulation, ↓ risk of ASHD-related morbidity. Cf Lipid theory.
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He also proved that lipid hypothesis is the greatest and costliest medical scam ever.
The classic lipid hypothesis of cardiovascular disease holds that dietary saturated fat raises blood cholesterol, in turn accelerating atherosclerosis and resultant coronary heart disease.
(7) Instead, they clung to the "lipid hypothesis," even, Ironically, while acknowledging that their dogma was Indeed merely a hypothesis.
Evidence for the cholesterol-heart hypothesis, i.e., the lipid hypothesis, wilts upon close scrutiny, as is also the case with the diet-heart hypothesis, which indicts saturated fat along with cholesterol for causing atherosclerosis.
The lipid hypothesis that there is benefit from low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) reduction was well established in the mid-1980s with publication of results from the Lipid Research Clinics Coronary Primary Prevention Trial (LRC-PPT).
It all began six decades ago when biologist Ancel Keys invented what is known as the lipid hypothesis: the postulate that too much saturated fat in the diet leads to heart disease.
Rather than questioning the lipid hypothesis, we should be treating those in need earlier and more aggressively.
The lipid hypothesis has many detractors, and research has placed its validity in question.
The most detrimental effect of the Lipid Hypothesis has been the notion that somehow cholesterol is the enemy.
POLLAN BEGINS HIS examination in the 1950s, when a growing number of scientists were backing the "lipid hypothesis"--the idea that fat and dietary cholesterol were responsible for rising rates of heart disease in the U.S.
Pollan traces the beginnings of our present epidemic of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes to the late 1970s, when America bought into the lipid hypothesis, the theory that dietary fat is responsible for chronic disease.
Senate hearing on nutrition that featured the "lipid hypothesis," linking saturated fat and cholesterol with heart disease despite, Mr.