Go Green for Heart Health

October 6, 2009

Frequently, patients are confused about what is included in a lowcholesterol diet. I sum up the diet in a single sentence that is hard to forget: “Nowhere on God’s green earth has anyone found any plant that has any cholesterol in it.” Or, for those who prefer something even more to the point: “Bunny rabbits don’t die of heart attacks.”


Frequently, patients are confused about what is included in a low cholesterol diet. I sum up the diet in a single sentence that is hard to forget: “Nowhere on God’s green earth has anyone found any plant that has any cholesterol in it.” Or, for those who prefer something even more to the point: “Bunny rabbits don’t die of heart attacks.”

-- James L. Justice, MD
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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