Tag: cholesterol health

Cholesterol and Clogged Arteries

It seems to make logical sense: Eat a lot of saturated fat and cholesterol and it will clog your arteries, much like greasy sludge clogs the pipes in a kitchen sink. It’s a convenient and vivid image. But it’s also dead wrong because your arteries are nothing like the pipes under your sink. Normal body temperature was approximately 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, and that would melt saturated fat. It would be the same as putting a block of butter on […]