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The TLC (Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes) diet can help lower your cholesterol. It is recommended
by the National Cholesterol Education Program of the U.S. National Institutes
Here is a sample one-day menu. The menu contains approximately 2,200 calories, with 25% of
calories from total fat (5% from saturated fat, 13% from monounsaturated fat,
and 7% from polyunsaturated fat).
Other Works Consulted
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (2005). Your Guide to Lowering Your Cholesterol With TLC (NIH Publication No. 06-5235). Available online: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/chol/chol_tlc.pdf.
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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