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Bergamot Extract May Lower Your Cholesterol

The extract from the Italian citrus fruit bergamot successfully reduced cholesterol levels in recent studies, The Wall Street Journal recently reported. The supplement allowed study participants to cut back on statin dosages as well. Pucker power Commonly used as a flavoring in Earl Grey tea, the extract of the bitter citrus fruit bergamot was shown … Read More

A Promising Statin Alternative

When it comes to lowering cholesterol, statins work wonders.  But not everybody is able to tolerate statins, for one reason or another.  For the 5 to 10 percent of people who fall into this group, a new drug is being developed that may someday solve their problem. Read more: http://www.theheart.org/article/1376609/print.do http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/27/health/drug-to-cut-cholesterol-level-tests-better-than-statins.html?ref=health