Lower Your Cholesterol While Counting Carbs

Credit: Thinkstock Carbohydrate counting (a.k.a., “carb counting”) is often recommended for diabetics. However, when following a carb-counting diet, you also can make choices to promote lower cholesterol levels, which can reduce the risk of heart dis...
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Today’s drug research is informed by genomic advances that are contributing to the creation of personalized therapies for many disorders, including high LDL,
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Statin medications lower “bad” cholesterol and help ward off heart disease. But the drugs may also have other wide-ranging and sometimes negative effects.
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