-Foods that Lower Cholesterol (AARP)
"Avocados contain significant amounts of oleic acid, a healthy monounsaturated fat that helps boost good cholesterol and lower bad. Avocados are also rich in fiber and a plant chemical called beta-sitosterol, both of which help keep cholesterol in check." 11-15
-Major Shift in Guidelines for Chloresterol (CNN News)
"In what's being called a tectonic shift in the way doctors will treat high cholesterol, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology on Tuesday released new treatment guidelines calling for a focus on risk factors rather than just cholesterol levels."
"The new guidelines could double the amount of people on medication to lower their cholesterol, experts say."
Provides detailed information, listed by condition. 8-04
Cholesterol Prevention (National Institutes of Health - NHLBI)
Describes the role of cholesterol in the body and how to prevent excessive buildup in the arteries. 3-00
Lowering Cholesterol Naturally (Huffington Post)
"What do you think of conventional medicine's tendency to prescribe medications over dietary and lifestyle change for chronic health conditions?" 01-11