High cholesterol: Consume this oil after your evening meal to lower cholesterol levels

HIGH cholesterol is a bad omen because it signals serious heart problems to come. Luckily, you can lower your cholesterol by making healthy dietary choices. To that end, a plant-based oil has proven to be a potent weapon against high cholesterol.
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Source: Viruses - Category: Virology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
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Source: Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Bioorg Med Chem Source Type: research
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Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing Homo sapiens Source Type: research
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Source: Neural Plasticity - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Neural Plast Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis - Category: Cardiology Tags: J Atheroscler Thromb Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: J Sports Med Phys Fitness Source Type: research
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