High blood cholesterol is associated with not only heart disease but also cancer. Consuming plant foods helps reduce blood cholesterol and health risks, while animal foods increases blood cholesterol and subsequent risks.
Sometimes the most elegant solution is the most simple. Why plant-based nutrition? Why not? Why develop heart disease? Cancer? Diabetes? The epidemic of chronic, degenerative disease that is sweeping the western world can not only be stopped, it can be reversed. The power lies in the hands of the consumer, in the choices we make about what to put on our plates.