About Barry Schiff

Barry H. Schiff, MD is proud to serve as our weight loss program’s Founder and Medical Director. His interest in weight management evolved from years of observing his patients experience the vicious cycle of recurring health issues which were direct consequences of being overweight, and have not been successfully addressed by the healthcare industry or by dieting.

Reduce Cholesterol Naturally using Plant Sterols and Stanols

By | 2017-02-14T16:34:12+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Weight Loss Articles|

Virtually everyone is aware that high cholesterol is associated with increased likelihood of coronary heart disease and stroke. To reduce cholesterol, the first step is to reduce consumption of foods high in cholesterol, such as fatty foods, dairy and meats. Western trained physicians often recommend the use of statins, which have been shown to be effective at lowering cholesterol and have proven cardiovascular benefits. Plant sterols and stanols have been shown to lower cholesterol naturally.