{"version":"20150408","show_thumbnails":false,"show_date":true,"show_context":true,"layout":"grid","headline":"Related","items":[{"id":3049,"url":"https:\/\/golowcholesterol.com\/2013\/03\/19\/grapefruit-pros-and-cons\/","url_meta":{"origin":5127,"position":0},"title":"Grapefruit Pros and Cons","date":"March 19, 2013","format":false,"excerpt":"In all the 'bazillion ways to lower cholesterol' lists I've read, not once did I see grapefruit listed. Well, it may have been listed (I don't like grapefruit so it's entirely possible likely I, um, skipped by it) but grapefruit is certainly not prominent on any list of foods that\u2026","rel":"nofollow","context":"In \"daily\"","img":{"src":"","width":0,"height":0},"classes":[]},{"id":6301,"url":"https:\/\/golowcholesterol.com\/2013\/03\/24\/red-grapefruit-can-lower-cholesterol\/","url_meta":{"origin":5127,"position":1},"title":"Red Grapefruit Can Lower Cholesterol","date":"March 24, 2013","format":false,"excerpt":"Previously published on Answers.com. Those taking statins (and many other medications) should avoid grapefruit as it changes the rate certain drugs are absorbed into the bloodstream. With several cholesterol lowering drugs like simvastatin, for example, grapefruit juice can boost the level of statin to potentially dangerous levels. However, if you\u2026","rel":"nofollow","context":"In \"Answers Q&A\"","img":{"src":"","width":0,"height":0},"classes":[]},{"id":4442,"url":"https:\/\/golowcholesterol.com\/2015\/11\/25\/eileens-going-lo-co-inspired-grapefruit-metamucil-smoothie\/","url_meta":{"origin":5127,"position":2},"title":"Eileen's Going Lo-Co Inspired Grapefruit-Metamucil Smoothie","date":"November 25, 2015","format":false,"excerpt":"In honor of Thanksgiving week, I'd like to thank (see what I did there?) Going Lo-Co reader Eileen S. for sharing both her experience and the\u00a0cholesterol-lowering recipe she invented. Inspired in part by my post, Grapefruit Pros and Cons\u00a0(which will forevermore be dubbed, 'the post that keeps on giving' as\u2026","rel":"nofollow","context":"In \"daily\"","img":{"src":"","width":0,"height":0},"classes":[]}]}