Lowering Cholesterol With Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes
Source: NHLBI (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)
This NIH/NHLBI 84-page booklet focuses on therapeutic lifestyle changes to lower blood cholesterol and reduce heart disease risk, including guidance on physical activity. Dietary modifications include an eating plan low in saturated fat, trans fat, and dietary cholesterol. Features a risk assessment that calculates the chance of having a heart attack in the next 10 years using tables based on data from the landmark Framingham Heart Study.