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The Cholesterol Myths by Uffe Ravnskov

@inproceedings{Ravnskov2006TheCM,
  title={The Cholesterol Myths by Uffe Ravnskov},
  author={Uffe Ravnskov},
  year={2006}
}
Cholesterol is a peculiar molecule. It is often called a lipid or a fat. However, the chemical term for a molecule such as cholesterol is alcohol, although it doesn't behave like alcohol. Its numerous carbon and hydrogen atoms are put together in an intricate three dimensional network, impossible to dissolve in water. All living creatures use this indissolvability cleverly, incorporating cholesterol into their cell walls to make cells waterproof. This means that cells of living creatures can… 

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