Helping individuals manage their cholesterol through lifestyle and dietary modifications is an important step toward maintaining a healthy heart. The food individuals eat can have a powerful impact on blood cholesterol and the health of their heart. Following the guidance of the National Cholesterol Education Program’s recommendations for lowering cholesterol and the latest science surrounding functional foods, Functional Food: Dietary Management of Cholesterol reviews the research behind saturated fat, plant sterol-containing foods, oats, and polyunsaturated fats for cholesterol management.
Among the topics covered:
By Jenna Bell-Wilson, PhD, RD, LD