Dietary Supplements in Dyslipidemia

Emily Emily Gutierrez, Taylor Taylor Hohmann
2018 OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine  
Lifestyle and dietary interventions can have a significant impact on patients with dyslipidemia and should be encouraged with the use of dietary supplements. With new research, there is evidence that using dietary supplements, specifically nutraceuticals can be helpful for cholesterol management. Four commonly used supplements are: Red Yeast Rice, Omega 3 Fatty Acids, Niacin and Berberine. Dietary Supplements in Dyslipidemia While dietary and lifestyle intervention should be the primary
more » ... the primary treatment for dyslipidemia, there may be a role for recommending specific dietary supplements. This report focuses on four commonly used supplements that have demonstrated efficacy.
doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1802008 fatcat:2f3t2td65jb5zf5u3dc7adyace