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I get these documentary films in my daily email, many of them are not interesting to me while a few catch my attention and I even post the most interesting.

I received this one today, clicked on the go button and got a message "This Video Is Private". Once my interest is snagged I am not easily put off so I tried a couple of searches for it but while it showed up in different places all of them had the same result.

Now who would have the interest and power of turning this thing off?

Any <going into hiding> mouse

Statin Nation: The Great Cholesterol Cover-Up

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Statin Nation: The Great Cholesterol Cover-Up

We are told that cholesterol is a major cause of heart disease. At least 40 million people are currently taking cholesterol-lowering medications, known as statins, and millions more people are avoiding foods that contain saturated fat and cholesterol.

The basic idea is that dietary saturated fat raises cholesterol levels, and these two substances somehow clog-up our arteries, causing a heart attack.

This idea is often referred to as the diet-heart hypothesis. However, a numbers of doctors and researchers have been challenging this hypothesis for decades, and the latest heart disease statistics reveal some alarming facts.

Cholesterol-lowering has become a huge global industry, generating at least $29 billion each year. Have the facts about heart disease, cholesterol and cholesterol medications been distorted by pharmaceutical companies and food manufacturers keen to increase their profits?

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