Targeted diet is found to be better at lowering cholesterol

A recent study reports that patients lowered their "bad cholesterol" levels by 14% during a six-month period when counseled on how to incorporate cholesterol-reducing foods into their diet. Patients using a standard low-fat diet dropped their LDL levels by about 3%. "The results show that we do have something worthwhile to add to the dietary formula," said Dr. David Jenkins, the study's leader.

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