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Can oatmeal lowers my LDL level?

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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Possibly

Diets with a lot of oatmeal have been reported to help lower cholesterol.
They go hand in hand with weight loss where every pound might drop cholesterol by 2 points. Ldl will be most significantly affected.

In brief: Possibly

Diets with a lot of oatmeal have been reported to help lower cholesterol.
They go hand in hand with weight loss where every pound might drop cholesterol by 2 points. Ldl will be most significantly affected.
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Dr. Steven Ajluni
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Big picture

Especially at your age, the real question is, "will i be an adult with a health-focused lifestyle, or not?" if your LDL cholesterol is concerningly high, it'll take more than oatmeal to fix it; it'll be lifestyle and maybe if that fails, medication, and oatmeal won't be the key.
If not, why not make your oatmeal decision based on whether you like it or not?

In brief: Big picture

Especially at your age, the real question is, "will i be an adult with a health-focused lifestyle, or not?" if your LDL cholesterol is concerningly high, it'll take more than oatmeal to fix it; it'll be lifestyle and maybe if that fails, medication, and oatmeal won't be the key.
If not, why not make your oatmeal decision based on whether you like it or not?
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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