Diet therapy goes head to head with statins

November 2003
Contemporary OB/GYN;Nov2003, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p114
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a low-fat diet aimed to reduce serum lipids of a patient as effective as statins. Such a diet has a potential to lower blood cholesterol levels up to 30 percent. Researchers in Canada had divided hyperlipidemic men and women into three groups for a month in order to determine the effectiveness of the diet. The adoption of the regimen requires a motivated patient and lots of encouragement from a physician.


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