After 40 years of warning Americans of the danger of cholesterol consumption, the US is bringing out a report that says cholesterol is no longer a "nutrient of concern." The reversal by America's top nutrition advisory panel hinges on the belief that normal cholesterol intake doesn't necessarily increase the risk of heart disease, according to the Washington Post. The main culprit there continues to be trans fats and saturated fats.
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee will soon publish its report, which is usually a key factor in the Dietary Guidelines issued by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture.
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