Shelby charter Township, MI
A 76-year-old female asked:
What wd be a better choice, besides a good diet, 4 lowering cholesterol & geting your hdl & lds better. red rice yeast or polycolsonol 20mg /one day?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Dean Ornish, MD: The Ornish Diet causes significant lowering of abnormal lipids and causes reduction in plaque by 5 years. It is a 10% diet and has proven better, with mucho better support than other more recent supplements and drugs. Plus you save money and learn all the other things to do to reverse disease in blood vessels and heart. Good luck.
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