ConsumerLab.Com Evaluates Cholesterol-Lowering Supplements

November 2006
Townsend Letter;Nov2006, Issue 280, p24
The article reports that ConsumerLab.com has released a review on dietary supplements used to improve cholesterol and trigryceride levels. According to the study, about 50 percent of American adults have elevated blood cholesterol levels, a key risk factor for heart disease. The report provides test results for sixteen products made with sterols, policosanol, and guggulsterones and offers link to recent reviews of 75 additional products made by fish oil, garlic, niacin, and soy protein.


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