Oxidized cholesterol can be 100 times more toxic than regular cholesterol, raising additional concerns about foods such as ghee, canned tuna, processed meat and parmesan cheese.
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Cholesterol gets oxidized when animal products are exposed to heat. Are the some cooking methods that are less risky? Stay tuned for my next video, How to Reduce Cholesterol Oxidation (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/How-to-Reduce-Cholesterol-Oxidation).
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• Alzheimer’s May Start Decades Before Diagnosis (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/alzheimers-may-start-decades-before-diagnosis)
• Alzheimer’s and Atherosclerosis of the Brain (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/alzheimers-and-atherosclerosis-of-the-brain)
• Cholesterol and Alzheimer’s disease (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/cholesterol-and-alzheimers-disease)
• The Alzheimer’s Gene: Controlling ApoE (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-alzheimers-gene-controlling-apoe)
• How to Prevent Alzheimer’s with Diet (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/How-to-Prevent-Alzheimers-With-Diet)
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