Cholesterol Manager 120 Tablets by Thompsons
The New Zealand Ministry of Health and Auckland University have released an alarming new health report stating that 11,000 deaths per year could be avoided, simply by improving diet and lifestyle factors. The number one risk factor for premature death is tobacco smoking, which kills 5000 people every year, followed closely by high cholesterol levels, which account for an avoidable 4700 New Zealanders dying each year.
Cholesterol Manager is a nutraceutical containing phytosterols from the conifer tree. These are plant compounds with a very similar chemical structure to cholesterol. Phytosterols are able to block the absorption of dietary cholesterol, reducing LDL cholesterol levels by up to 24% over a period of 4-8 weeks.
Now The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has released a study that shows plant sterols may lower cholesterol as much as cholesterol-lowering medications (statins). After just four weeks, the low-fat diet with added plant sterol esters and fibre led to a 28.6 percent decrease in `bad' low-density lipoprotein (LDL) form of cholesterol. Those taking statins had a 30.9 percent reduction.
Supplementation of plant sterols may be an option in lowering cholesterol for those who prefer not to take cholesterol-lowering medications such as statins. Thompson's Cholesterol Manager can be taken safely alongside any pharmaceutical medications. These plant compounds have been tested extensively at much greater than the recommended dosage without any of the adverse effects.
- Provides a rich source of clinically proven Phytosterol complex.
- Use in combination with a low cholesterol diet and exercise to maintain healthy cholesterol levels.
- Clinical trials show that Reducol begins to work in 30 days with full benefits experienced in 60 days.
- Helps to reduce cholesterol absorption in the body.
Cholesterol Manager is suitable for individuals who may be suffering from or at risk of abnormal cholesterol levels in the body; as a supplement to assist in maintaining heart and circulatory health and is used to lower high cholesterol levels and to assist in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels once a balance has been obtained.
Phytosterol complex conifer
Maintenance dose: Take one tablet before breakfast and one tablet prior to dinner, or as advised by your healthcare professional.
Therapeutic dose: Take two tablets before breakfast and two tablets prior to dinner, or as advised by your healthcare professional.
Cautions: Use only as directed and always read the label. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.
Not recommended for use in pregnant or lactating women unless advised by your healthcare professional.
Cholesterol Manager can be taken with all pharmaceutical medications.
No added dairy, egg, gluten, lactose, nuts, shellfish, soy, sugar, wheat, added yeast, artificial colouring, flavouring.
Warnings: This food is not a sole source of nutrition and should be used in conjunction with a nutritious diet and with an appropriate physical training or exercise program. This food is not suitable for children under the age of 15 or pregnant women. It should only be used under medical or dietetic supervision. Keep out of reach of children.
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