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Supporting Healthy Lipid Balance

Posted by Traci Garcia on

Supporting Healthy Lipid Balance

While the primary intervention for lowering cholesterol is still diet and lifestyle, a variety of dietary supplements have been shown to support healthy lipid balance.* Here are seven well-researched supplements to consider. Beyond Red Yeast Rice Extract Elevated serum cholesterol is an established factor influencing cardiovascular health. Total cholesterol, low-density lipoproteins (LDL), high-density lipoproteins (HDL), and triglycerides all influence cardiovascular health. Guidelines from the U.S. National Cholesterol Education Program identify LDL cholesterol levels as the most important of these factors, suggesting that an optimal level of LDL should be less than 100 mg/dL. While the primary intervention for lowering cholesterol is still diet...

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