The new cholesterol guidelines will likely double the number of Americans who are prescribed statins. Apparently the pharmaceutical firms are hungering for more profits and they’re willing to throw you under the bus to achieve their goals. Don’t fall for it! Research studies report that approximately 90% of the people prescribed medical for cholesterol don’t need it at all!
Cholesterol has an important function in the human body and using statins to lower cholesterol can have serious consequences. There are 300 known side effects to taking statins to lower cholesterol. Here are just a few of the highlights:
The best way to manage cholesterol is with lifestyle change and not (necessarily) by the use of statins. Here are a few healthy tips to keep you on the right track:
Watch your weight – even being a few pounds overweight can raise your cholesterol levels.
Watch what you eat – limit your cholesterol intake. Aim for no more than 300 milligrams (mg) of cholesterol a day — less than 200 mg if you have heart disease or diabetes.
Exercise most days – Whether you’re overweight or not, exercise can reduce cholesterol.
Drink plenty of healthy water and limit your alcohol intake.
It’s time to take control of your own health! It’s easier than you think and well worth the effort!
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