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Your Guide to Lowering Cholesterol With Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC)

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Need to lower your cholesterol? TLC (therapeutic lifestyle changes) is a set of tools you can use to get results. This easy-to-read booklet is designed to help you make the lifestyle changes that will lower blood cholesterol and reduce your risk for heart disease. It explains how to follow the TLC diet (low in saturated fat, trans fat, and dietary cholesterol), increase physical activity, and manage weight for people whose cholesterol level is above their goal. The guide includes helpful lists and charts, sample menus, a 10-year coronary heart disease risk calculator, and many tips for success. Make TLC part of your program for heart health. 

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General Public & Patients
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English
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