Suggested Reads about Cholesterol Management
Plant-Based Diet May Help Lower Bad Cholesterol: Study
Compared to meat eaters, people who followed a vegan or vegetarian diet had lower blood levels of certain fats in their blood that can block arteries and possibly lead to heart disease and stroke, new research shows.
Statin Alternative Treats Cholesterol With Fewer Side Effects
For people who don’t take common cholesterol medications due to side effects such as muscle aches, a new study suggests taking a drug called bempedoic acid may be more tolerable and still offer sizable protection for their hearts.
Cholesterol Predicts Heart Disease Risk Differently Depending on Race
New research shows cholesterol metrics commonly used to gauge heart disease risk are not equally predictive for Black and white people.
Study Shows 6 Supplements Marketed for Cholesterol Are Ineffective
Six supplements commonly marketed for heart health had no effect on LDL cholesterol in a newly published, placebo-controlled study. The supplements evaluated were fish oil, garlic, cinnamon, turmeric, plant sterols and red yeast rice.
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