Category Archives: Dr. Ali’s Cholesterol Course

Keeping Cholesterol Heart-Friendly

Majid Ali, M.D. Is healthy cholesterol bad for the heart. No, it isn’t! Is rancid (oxidized) cholesterol bad for the heart. Yes, it is. How can cholesterol in the body be kept in its natural and un-rancid form? Here is a list of my top preferences for keeping cholesterol healthy and heart-friendly: 1. Dr. Ali’s Spicy Breakfasts 2. Self-compassion with

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Only Rancid Oxidized) Cholesterol Is Bad for the Heart

Majid Ali, M.D. Is healthy cholesterol bad for the heart. No, it isn’t! Is rancid (oxidized) cholesterol bad for the heart. Yes, it is. Why is this crucial issue of rancidity of cholesterol never discussed on the television or the news media? Because people who profit from health illiteracy do not pay anyone to promote healing literacy. If you believe the

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Three Important Cholesterol Questions

Dr. Ali’s Cholesterol Course   1. Why do the elderly with high cholesterol levels liver longer lives? 2. If cholesterol is an antioxidant, how does it cause coronary artery diseases which is caused by accelerated oxidative injury? 3. Why do people with more coronary plaques died less often of heart attacks? 4. Coronary artery disease begins in endo cells lining

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Why Was Fat Demonized in the United States?

Majid Ali, M.D. Most American doctors are backing off from demonizing fats as they did for about seventy years. One would expect that would be very  interested in the question:  Why was fat demonized in the United States in the first place?  They are not. Why? Before I answer this question, the following quotes from Steven Nissen, chairman of the departments of

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HDL Cholesterol Is Dignified Cholesterol

Majid Ali, M.D. HDL cholesterol is dignified cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is naked cholesterol. With these simple words I begin to explain the fundamental difference between what the men of money call “good” cholesterol and “bad” cholesterol. I consider HDL cholesterol dignified because it wears its protein gown elegantly and behaves in dignified and healing ways. I designate LDL cholesterol naked

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