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From eNewsletter 4/29/2024



DID YOU KNOW that silymarin, the active ingredient in the herb milk thistle, when added to a statin, not only protects the liver, but can bring LDL cholesterol levels even lower and raise HDL, according to a study in Phytotherapy Research?


Most of you may know silymarin (milk thistle) for its liver nourishing capabilities. Statin drugs, prescribed to reduce cholesterol, can have an adverse affect on liver enzymes which cause a host of side effects including worsening blood sugar. Thus, silymarin protects the liver but also helps optimize the same pathways to lower cholesterol that statins do.


To read the rest of today's Blood Sugar Special issue, please go to this page.


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