1. How can I lower my cholesterol?
Cholesterol can be lowered by a variety of means which traditionally begins with therapeutic lifestyle changes
(diet, weight loss, exercise) followed by drug therapy
. Diet alone may be able to lower total cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol from 7-30% depending on how restrictive the dietary plan. Most diets recommend limiting fat and cholesterol intake, specifically saturated fats and trans fatty acids, and increasing the intake of plant steroids and...