The American Heart Association tell us that heart disease kills more people than ALL forms of cancer combined.(1) High cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke. (1)
Diet, exercise and lifestyle choices can play a major role in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. The National Cholesterol Education/Adult Treatment III program guidelines recommend plant sterols/plant stanols as part of a heart healthy eating plan. Eating a heart healthy low fat diet that include eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain foods, plant sterols/stanols, plus regular physical activity help reduce the risk of heart disease. The Food & Drug Administration approved the health claim regarding the role of plant sterols esters in reducing risk of heart disease. (2)
As part of the PC Nutrition brand, this product was previously distributed through professional medical offices and specialized clinics. These formulas have been engineered as custom products that address health issues frequently discussed with doctors. After test marketing this product we decided to make it available to all of our OneLifeUSA customers . Be sure to speak with your health care provider before starting any natural method to address a health concern. Make sure they know what supplements you are taking and don't discontinue any medication without speaking to them first.
Before taking this or any over-the-counter product, it is always advisable to discuss its use with your primary care professional.