Statins or not? New study helps you decide – CNN.com

A diet rich in soy and whey protein, found in ...

A diet rich in soy and whey protein, found in products such as soy milk and low-fat yogurt, has been shown to reduce breast cancer incidence in rats. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

CNN reports that a new study has reviewed all the data on the harms and benefits of statins to help the millions with high cholesterol worldwide ensure they are informed.

Source: Statins or not? New study helps you decide – CNN.com

I’m still not convinced that this is a balanced viewpoint. For example, there are lifestyle choices to reduce cholesterol too. Also there’s probably not enough evidence to show the long term impact of statins.

What about a major research study comparing the benefits of a Mediterranean diet Vs. statins?

 

Thoughts?