This video highlights dietary regimens that reduce fat consumption and the potential impact on LDL (cholesterol) levels. Are there any cholesterol level fluctuations based on the nutritional value of the consumed food? Is there any evidence that links or correlates a high-fat diet to cardiovascular disease?

This video was made by McMaster Demystifying Medicine students Monica Naddafi, Amandeep Singh, Chante Ellis, Aqsa Hanif & Keerelos Tawadros

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