Elizabeth Klodas, founder and Chief Medical Officer of Step One Foods, noted: “Nutrition contributes to five of the seven modifiable risk factors for heart disease, but getting patients to change diet is incredibly challenging.
“This study underscores what’s possible when we succeed.
“The implications of attaining such a significant cholesterol impact from a small food-based intervention are profound. We could change the health of our country in 30 days.”
In previous research, diets that combined an assortment of oats, almonds, soy and plant sterols have yielded similar results.