Dietary cholesterol: does cholesterol in your food lead to higher blood cholesterol?
“Cholesterol Is Not a ‘Nutrient of Concern,’ Report Says”
Mandy Oaklander, writer and editor.
“The U.S. Government Is Poised to Withdraw Longstanding Warnings About Cholesterol”
Washington Post (2015)
Peter Whoriskey, staff writer.
“2013 AHA/ACC guideline on lifestyle management to reduce cardiovascular risk: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.”
Journal of the American College of Cardiology (2014)
Eckel RH, Jakicic JM, Ard JD, de Jesus JM, Houston Miller N, Hubbard VS, Lee IM, Lichtenstein AH, Loria CM, Millen BE, Nonas CA, Sacks FM, Smith SC Jr, Svetkey LP, Wadden TA, Yanovski SZ; American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
Conclusion on dietary cholesterol: “Evidence is not sufficient to determine whether lowering dietary cholesterol reduces LDL-C.” (Note: this statement reversed more than 50 years of guidance by the AHA, which since 1961 has advised Americans to reduce dietary cholesterol as a principal way to fight heart disease.)