Study Finds Fish Oil As Effective as Lipid-Lowering Medications
Posted Wednesday, July 9, 2008

A study recently published by the medical journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings found that a combination of fish oil supplements, therapeutic lifestyle changes and red yeast rice was as effective as the statin drug simvastatin in lowering LDL-C cholesterol.  The supplements group, who were also encouraged to lower their intake of saturated fats and to increase their daily exercise, also displayed larger reductions in triglycerides and weight loss than the simvastatin group.

Read the full study here:

This is another terrific example of a study proving that dietary supplements, combined with a healthy lifestyle, can be as effective or more effective than prescription drugs.  Click here to read more information about fish oil, and, as always, please feel free to leave your comments.


  Blog Archives

Live Your Healthiest Life!
Click here for information on a variety
of health topics.

Find Answers
Vitamins A to Z
Click here for information on vitamins,
minerals, supplements and herbs

Find Answers
About | For Industry | Lookup | In the News | Newsletter | Donate
Natural Products Foundation
Copyright 2015 Natural Products Foundation | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer