How and why LDL cholesterol can rise on a low carb diet is a source of much controversy. Here are a list of resources to consider in tackling this subject:
Basics of Cholesterol
A Simple Guide to Cholesterol on Low Carb is a great layperson guide to get started. It has lot of illustrations and easy language to get up to speed.
The Hyper-Responder FAQ is a great place for the most common questions regarding those seeing elevated LDL on a low carb diet.
Lectures on Risk
Dave’s most recent presentation on risk can be found here.
Other Lectures by Select Speakers
- Dr. Paul Mason – Blood tests on a ketogenic diet – what your cholesterol results mean
- Dr. Nadir Ali – Why LDL cholesterol goes up with low carb diet and is it bad for health?
- Dr. David Diamond – A Rigorous Assessment on the Myth That Cholesterol Causes Heart Disease
- Dr. Bret Scher – 2018 Cholesterol Guidelines: What Do They Mean For LCHF?