Research Roundup

March 2003 Issue

Research Roundup

F Eating a vegetarian diet that includes cholesterol-lowering foods may lower lipid levels as much as some medications, say Canadian researchers. In a very small study, 13 men and women with high cholesterol levels followed a low-fat vegetarian diet that included soy milk, soy burgers, oats, almonds and bean soup—all of which have been found to lower cholesterol levels individually—as well as fruit and vegetables. After one month, blood levels of LDL ("bad"

To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Environmental Nutrition

Get the next year of Environmental Nutrition for just $20. And access all of our online content - how to fight heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and dozens of other diseases - free of charge.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.