Causes of High Cholesterol
Cholesterol - Is it a disease?
Cholesterol, as we can see has become a major health concern through the 19th century. Why then do the caves of Alta Mira or the scriptures of the Inca showed no signs of cholesterol induced disease like heart attacks, obesity and the like. The answer should be our modern day food habits - we now have processed meats, processed cheese, processed butter, processed tomatoes, all of these contain some kind of preservative or pesticide. To further imply our gullibility, we humans are being processed by these foods. Studies indicate... that the "Root Cause" of Cholesterol is the modern lifestyle, causing your body to become diseased by acids: sugars, carbohydrates, excess fats and uric acid (all very common in our modern diets) keep flowing through our bloodstream.
Cholesterol Density : You are what you Eat
One in five humans has a high cholesterol level. It seems that we bring it upon ourselves, though we have the power to keep our cholesterol levels at a healthy ratio. In high-risk populations, some of the adverse effects of diet composition undoubtedly relate to established risk factors, e.g., effects of high intakes of saturated fatty acids and cholesterol on LDL cholesterol levels and of high salt intakes on blood pressure. Moreover, dietary patterns appear to influence baseline risk beyond the known risk factors. For example, populations that consume diets high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and unsaturated fatty acids appear to be at a lower baseline risk than can be explained by standard risk factors. The particular nutrients that impart this lower risk have not been adequately defined, but strong candidates include antioxidant nutrients, folic acid, other B-vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, and other micronutrients.
Cholesterol Friendly EnemiesHere are a few ingredients for cholesterol build up and as we notice they are a natural part of our daily diet.
- Cola and Soft-drinks
- Fats & Oils
- Pharmaceutical Drugs
- Chemicals, Pesticides, and Preservatives (plenty of them)
What does happen when you fuel your body with substances that your body can't process? They collect in the weakest parts of your body and start tearing it down. For you, your diet and lifestyle is causing the condition commonly referred to as Cholesterol.
This condition is simply a SYMPTOM of a very fundamental and dangerous imbalance within your body, and Cholesterol is simply the initial way it is manifesting itself in your body. Cholesterol is truly the least of your worries.