Does an avocado a day lower bad cholesterol?

January 7, 2015 11:29 PM

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Does an avocado a day lower bad cholesterol?

(Reuters Health) – Eating a heart-healthy diet that includes avocados may lower so-called bad cholesterol among otherwise healthy overweight and obese people, according to a new study.

The findings don’t mean people should simply add avocados to their daily diets. Instead, the study’s senior researcher said, the results show that avocados incorporated into healthy diets reduced low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.

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