Step One Foods Definitive Guide to Cholesterol and Statins
What Are Statins?
Statins are a group of medications used to lower cholesterol. 70 Million Americans are candidates for statin therapy, primarily on the basis of high cholesterol levels.
How Statins Work
What Are Statin Alternatives?
There are many ways to get to a better cholesterol level, and the good news is risk reduction is the same whether you get there through drugs or food. Check out Dr. Klodas' blog "Alternatives to Statin Medications" learn more.
Minimize Statin Side Effects
Why Step One Foods?
Step One Foods was developed by cardiologist Elizabeth Klodas, MD who wanted to offer her patients a simple dietary solution for reducing and maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. To overcome the biggest barriers to eating better - time and complicated meal planning - Dr. Klodas developed a food-based approach with products that are convenient, science-based and delightful to eat.
What a strategic dietary change can do for you (in as few as 30 days).
Lower total LDL Cholesterol
Lower blood pressure
Reduce inflammation & improve blood flow
Improve blood sugar
The Step One Foods program,
Get a baseline cholesterol test.
If you haven’t had a cholesterol test in the last 6 months, be sure to get one before starting with Step One Foods. This is how you’ll measure your success!
Enjoy two servings per day.
Substitute Step One Foods products for something you’d normally eat - you’ll find favorites for every time of day! Eat the rest of your meals like normal.
Use for at least 30 days.
To see measurable results, use the products consistently twice per day for at least 30 days. Schedule a follow-up cholesterol test for the end of your 30-day period.