Cholesterol, The Great Bluff

Cholesterol, The Great Bluff

By Anne Georget

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2016-10-18
  • Advisory Rating: NR
  • Runtime: 1h 22min
  • Director: Anne Georget
  • Production Company: Quark Productions
  • Production Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
  • iTunes Price: USD 8.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 0.99
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For more than six decades, doctors, nutritionists, and public health officials have been waging a war against high cholesterol in an effort to fight heart disease. It’s a war that has seen the demonization of saturated fats, the rise and fall of hydrogenated oils, and the introduction of several generations of “miracle” drugs. But what if the basic premise linking cholesterol and heart disease is wrong? CHOLESTEROL, THE GREAT BLUFF convincingly argues that the link between cholesterol and heart disease is tenuous – and that its persistence results from a potent mix of bad science, entrenched interests, and pharmaceutical profits