For years, we have been told to follow a low-cholesterol diet
However, soluble fibers, like psyllium, along with a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet
, also can modestly reduce levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL "bad") cholesterol.
A patient found to have a high cholesterol level will be told to go on a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet
In any case, it makes sense to maintain a low-cholesterol diet
and to consider lipid-lowering therapy, including statins or niacin.
Physicians link atherosclerosis to the circulation of large fatty particles in the blood and suggest that a low-cholesterol diet
could prevent the condition (6/16/51, p.
Animals kept on a low-cholesterol diet
were more aggressive and exhibited lower CSF concentrations of 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) compared to their high-cholesterol counterparts (Kaplan et al.
Researchers studied a strain of laboratory opossums developed at SFBR that has normal blood levels of "bad" low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol when fed a standard low-cholesterol diet
, but extremely elevated levels of LDL cholesterol when fed a high-cholesterol diet.
Keep your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers under control--with medication if recommended by your doctor and by exercising most days of the week, losing weight and eating a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet
In clinical research with 64 overweight, post-menopausal women that compared a low-fat vegan diet to the standard low-fat, low-cholesterol diet
, those following the vegan diet experienced more weight loss and better insulin sensitivity.
Harri Niinikoski of the University of Turku (Finland), gave intensive counseling on a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet
to 540 families; another 522 families received no special dietary advice (Circulation 2007 [DOI: 10.
Eat a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet
to develop habits that will follow you as you get older.
These good results were seen even in subjects who were already eating a low-saturated fat, low-cholesterol diet
before the study started.