Can You Lower Your Cholesterol Levels by Eating Pistachio Nuts?

Elevated levels of serum cholesterol represent a major risk factor for coronary heart disease. In fact, there’s actually a direct relationship between not only plasma levels of total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and coronary heart disease, but also coronary mortality. In Canada, the current guidelines recommend screening of men over 40 and women over…

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Fish Oil and Red Yeast Rice vs. Simvastatin to Reduce Cholesterol?

High cholesterol is a serious risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Though the efficacy of statin type medications are well-established, the compliance rate of these drugs can be lowered by patient concerns over side-effects as well as medication costs.

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