04 Jun '11, 5pm

10 Foods+That+Help+Lower+Cholesterol:+

10 Foods+That+Help+Lower+Cholesterol:+

In drugged America (or is it drunk America? Hmm, that’s a toss up), Americans are blindly medicating when really the answer is a simple change of diet and exercise. With 1 in 5 Americans testing high for cholesterol it’s no wonder cholesterol-fighting drugs are the most popular ones on the market. Lipitor is the most prescribed cholesterol lowering medicine world-wide; and though it is handed out like candy, there can be some nasty side effects when taking these kind of drugs including, aggression , hostility, headaches, muscle pain, and diarrhea. On the other hand, eliminating high fat processed foods and eating whole grains and vegetables instead can easily lower high cholesterol . To help control high cholesterol levels due to genetic factors recent studies suggest that a more natural approach would be to take a red rice yeast extract along with eating a whole foods die...

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