The on-going study reports an average drop in LDL cholesterol of 10 percent and a total cholesterol reduction of 12 points in five weeks. The study is being conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Battle of the Fats
Confused over the battle between butter and margarine? Well, take heart, so to speak. A new study shows that using margarine instead of butter may reduce cholesterol as much as medication. Not surprising since margarine contains no cholesterol and butter contains 218 mg/100 g.