Apple-a-Day Drops ‘Bad’ Cholesterol 40 Percent

Posted on 10/12/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthStatins, schmatins. Just eat one whole apple a day and you can cut your cholesterol. By a lot. Or so a new study from Ohio State University suggests. A group of healthy older adults ages 40 to 60 who ate an apple a day for four weeks ended up lowering their levels of LDL — called the “bad” cholesterol because it gums up the arteries — by a whopping 40 percent. Wow, we thought, that old saying really is true. …