If you're interested in reading more about
the history of diets, trends and research, read Good Calories, Bad Calories
by Gary Taubes. I found it fascinating. In any case, I have had only improvements in my cholesterol and I eat all kinds of cheeses, butter, red meat. A person who changes his/her diet drastically should be sure to follow up with lab tests.
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diabetes controlled so far by low/no carb diet and exercise; no meds