Rob Wolf of the performance menu
"In general dietary cholesterol is not a determinant of blood cholesterol levels. Carbohydrate, particularly when it spikes insulin will raise LDL, decrease HDL and increases triglycerides. Triglyceride level is BTW, THE indicator of insulin sensitivity. Oral glucose tolerance tests are a waste of time. High triglycerides mean insulin resistance."
Glycemic index and obesity.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/quer ... s=12081852
Increased consumption of refined carbohydrates and the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in the United States: an ecologic assessment1,2,3
Controlling hyperglycemia as an adjunct to cancer therapy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/quer ... med_docsum
Intake of refined carbohydrates and whole grain foods in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus and coronary heart disease.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/quer ... t=Abstract
Carbs may explain ethnic variations in cholesterol
http://today.reuters.com/news/articlene ... STEROL.xml