This revised, updated edition presents hundreds of all natural solutions to high cholesterol, based on current guidelines from the National Institutes of Health.Untreated high cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease, a leading cause of death in the United States. Presenting the latest, most reliable information from medical research, this book shows how to improve one's cholesterol profile and reduce, if not eliminate, the need for costly cholesterol lowering medications that can have serious side effects.First released in 1996 and revised in 2001, Cholesterol Cures has been a perennial favourite. Now the experts at Prevention magazine, the nation's number-one source of health information, have completely revised and updated this essential volume for people with high blood cholesterol levels. This new edition: - presents all the facts about natural remedies with cholesterol-lowering potential, from almonds and antioxidants to yoga and yoghurt- explains why some foods, once considered off-limits, actually help boost good cholesterol and lower bad cholesterol-and how chocolate, nuts, peanut butter, and even apple pie can actually benefit heart health - details the fat and cholesterol content of 500 everyday foods
Prevention magazine - America's leading healthy lifestyle publication, which is read by more than 11 million people monthly - has been covering the latest developments in health, fitness, nutrition, and medicine for more than 50 years. It is the nation's most authoritative, trustworthy, and innovative source for practical health information.