Lemongrass. Shown to sustain healthy levels of triglycerides and reduce LDL cholesterol.65
Rosemary. Helps reduce cholesterol due to antioxidant properties.
Cypress. Boosts circulatory function.
of cells, nerves and hormones. Normally, cholesterol is kept in balance, but the standard western diet contains a large amount of hydrogenated fats and refined carbohydrates, which leads to an upset in this balance. This is manifested in elevated LDL levels and low HDL levels, an imbalance that affects 102 million Americans. Over time, LDL cholesterol can oxidize and build up in the arteries and lead to serious health problems, such as heart attack or stroke. To address this, millions of cholesterol-lowering prescriptions are written each year (statins are the most common), many of which can cause cramping, constipation, liver problems and more.
» Omega-3. Take 1,000 milligrams of an omega-3 fish oil supplement once or twice daily to support healthy cholesterol levels.