Avocados don't lower cholesterol

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The Montreal Gazette: The other day my aunt called me to say that there was a new study showing that avocados lower cholesterol and protect your heart. I hear about studies like this often, and usually they are nonsense. Inevitably the study is poorly done, or done on rats, or involves a biochemical process in a Petri dish. But for once, I saw a nutritional study that was actually a well-designed randomized trial in humans. Finally, I can say the study is true. Read more