31 Aug '17, 3pm

Another study suggests plant-based diet lowers cholesterol

Another study suggests plant-based diet lowers cholesterol

When I wrote about my own success in lowering cholesterol through (mostly) plant-based eating , I cautioned against reading too much into it. The internet is full of people touting their own experience as "proof" of broader trends, so it's best to look at credible peer reviewed studies to get a sense of how any particular lifestyle change might work for you. That said, the scientific evidence keeps mounting that plant-based diets—or at least a shift in focus to more plant-based eating—can have significant improvements for our health, with lower cholesterol being one of the more dramatic areas of improvement. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine recently reported on yet another study backing this up . This one, authored by Yoko Yokoyama, Susan M. Levin, and Neal D. Barnard and published in Nutrition Reviews , consisted of a meta-analysis 30 observational studies an...

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