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Are you trying to prevent high cholesterol? Are your cholesterol levels mildly high, and you would like to try something to lower it to avoid taking conventional prescription medication? If you answered yes to any of these questions, a natural alternative may help you. Before taking any of these products, be sure to consult your doctor or pharmacist, since they may interact with any other disease conditions you may have or medications you may be taking.
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Ways You Can Keep Your Cholesterol Healthy in the Workplace
Keeping your cholesterol low in the workplace is possible, with a few simple tips.

Can Artichoke Leaf Extract Lower Cholesterol?
There have some recent reports suggesting that artichokes can lower cholesterol, but is it true? This article will tell you.

Is Chitosan an Effective Low Cholesterol Supplement?
Chitosan may seem to be the next low cholesterol supplement, but does it really work?

Can Supplements Help Lower Your Cholesterol?
So, your healthcare provider mentions to you that your cholesterol is high, but to try making some changes to your lifestyle to lower it. Can supplements help you to lower your cholesterol? There is evidence that suggests that some natural products can help lower your cholesterol. Find out which ones are worth a try, and others that aren't worthy of your money.

Health Benefits of Calcium and Cholesterol
We are aware of the many health benefits of calcium, such as strengthening bones. But there is new evidence that suggests that calcium lowers cholesterol.

Can I Use Fiber Supplements to Lower My Cholesterol?
Studies have shown that soluble fiber lowers cholesterol, but which is the best fiber supplement to use. It turns out that fiber supplements can lower cholesterol, but they may not be as effective as used with a low fat diet.

Is There A Connection Between Capsaicin and Lowered Cholesterol?
Capsaicin has been shown to have many healthy properties -- including lowering your cholesterol.

Hibiscus Flower Extract Fights Heart Disease by Lowering LDL Levels
According to a study performed by Shan Medical University's Institute of Biochemistry in Taiwan, extract from the hibiscus flower (Hibiscus sabdariffa) lowers both low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and the risk of heart disease. These results were published in the September 15th issue of the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.

Natural Products and Cholesterol Lowering Properties
Natural products may be a helpful supplement in lowering cholesterol levels.

Policosinol
You may have already seen this emerging dietary supplement on the shelf, either as a single supplement or incorporated into a multivitamin marketed for lowering cholesterol. Previous research has praised policosanol for its ability to lower cholesterol levels, however, current studies have found that taking policosanol alone does not make a...

Garlic: Does It Lower Cholesterol Levels?
Garlic, a common cooking ingredient, has received attention for its ability to lower cholesterol levels. Is there truth behind the hype? This article will explore the relationship between garlic and lowered cholesterol levels.

Red Yeast Fermened Rice Extract
Red yeast fermented rice extract is an over-the-counter supplement used to help lower cholesterol levels, but is it really effective?

Can Turmeric Lower Cholesterol Levels?
Turmeric is a yellow colored powder that is often used as a food-coloring agent and as a spice. Although turmeric is currently most notable for its antioxidant, anticancer and anti-inflammatory properties, there has been recent talk about its ability to lower cholesterol, too.

Can Guggul Lower Cholesterol?
The herbal remedy guggul has been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine for centuries for obesity, osteoarthritis, and some skin conditions. Over the years, research has suggested that guggul also may be useful in lowering total cholesterol levels, especially triglycerides and LDL cholesterol. Does it work?

Cholesterol-Friendly Herbs and Spices: Cloves
This article lists recipes that contain cholesterol-friendly cloves.

Heart-Healthy Herbs: Sage
This article lists recipes containing sage for your low-cholesterol diet.

Healthy Recipes Containing Oregano
This article lists healthy recipes containing oregano for your diet.

Spices: Paprika
This article lists cholesterol friendly dishes that have paprika as an ingredient.

Cinnamon: Does It Lower Cholesterol Levels?
Theres been a lot of talk lately about the healthy benefits of cinnamon, but can it lower cholesterol levels? Scientists studying cinnamon say that it might have potential.

Ways to Minimize Fish Oil Side Effects
Fish oil may cause some mild, but undesirable, side effects in some individuals. Here are some ways you can minimize these.

Which Supplements Contain Omega-3 Fatty Acids?
Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in a variety of supplements. This article will help you to select supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids.

Spices and Herbs: Thyme
Thyme is a great cholesterol-friendly spice. Try some of these heart-healthy recipes containing thyme.

Can Berberine Lower Your Cholesterol Levels?
Berberine is a component found in a variety of herbs and supplements. There is some evidence that this chemical may help you to lower your cholesterol levels.

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