Body Mind Empowerment with Siim Land
About This Show
Body Mind Empowerment is human life enhancement through improving yourself physically and mentally. The podcast talks about how to improve your fitness, cognition, mindset and personal development. Episodes include talks and interviews on biohacking, self-actualization and becoming your greatest version.
Most Recent Episode
#45 Can High Cholesterol on Keto Be Healthy with Dave Feldman
5 days ago
“I ate over 450 grams of fat and I watched my cholesterol levels DROP!”… Not something you’d expect to hear someone say, not to mention actually happen in a healthy body.
For decades we’ve been told that saturated fat and cholesterol are dangerous for you, causing heart disease, clogging the arteries, and making you diabetic. However, new research over the past few years has disputed this notion as we gradually improve our understanding of cholesterol.
In fact, people with higher levels of cholesterol have a lower risk of heart disease, whereas people with lower cholesterol have increased mortality rates. How crazy is that?
People who go on a low carb high fat diet tend to see an increase in cholesterol as well, in both the LDL (the “bad”) and HDL (the “good”). However, their triglyceride levels tend to drop, which prevents them from becoming diseased.