"While plant sterols do lower cholesterol levels ... there is no evidence that plant sterols reduce the risk of CHD and much evidence that they are detrimental" Zoe Harcombe & Julien S Baker
Why do we fear 'cholesterol' when it is essential for many of the body's metabolic processes. It helps make hormones like oestrogen, testosterone and adrenaline. It's used in the production of vitamin D and also in the production of bile acids, which help the body digest fat and absorb fat-soluble vitamins in the small intestine. Cholesterol also plays an important role in keeping the cell membranes fluid.
While we believe a Low Carbohydrate Healthy Fat diet plays a huge role in our health and in the prevention of diabetes complications; minimal, flexible footwear can provide an adjunct role in the health of our feet by supporting flexibility and mobility, improving blood supply, and more importantly, these shoes may provide a healing role, too.