A high level of serum cholesterol has been
identified clearly as a risk factor for atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease
High cholesterol diet is however regarded as an important
factor in the development of cardiac diseases since it leads to development of hyperlipidemia,atherosclerosis, and ischemic heart disease. Moreover,hypercholesterolemia is shown to be one of the major risk factors of atherosclerosis by increasing plasma low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels.
Consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with a lowered risk of cardiovascular diseases and even cancer.
Natural medicines have been used empirically to lower the cholesterol levels.
Avocado (Persea Americana Mill;Family: Lauraceae) fruit is widely consumed throughout the world as food, as well as medicinal purposes……
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Source:Faculty of Specific Education, Mansoura University,Egypt.