Lifestyle changes may be key to fighting cholesterol

08/21/2007 | NYTimes.com

Physicians should encourage lifestyle modifications in patients with high cholesterol and use drugs as a last resort, some experts say. Consuming one or two alcoholic beverages a day, especially red wine, exercise, weight loss, yoga, tai chi and quitting smoking have been proven to reduce LDL levels. A heart-healthy diet low in saturated fat and high in whole grains, vegetables and fruits is also effective.

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