Like "I was on a statin before being diagnosed with diabetes. I switched to Mazola Corn oil because a dietitian recommended it. In a year my LDL numbers had dropped. I stopped using it about a year before I was diagnosed. When I was diagnosed my LDL was up. I asked my doctor to give me the chance to lower it without the statins. I went back to Madola Corn Oil because it helped before. A year later my numbers were down again. He was surprised when I did. I was looking at the news Saturday morning and a dietitian was discussing this topic. What I found interesting was that she said the best product to use for reducing cholesterol was corn oil when preparing foods. She was asked about olive oil. The dietitian said that although it was good to use, it didn't have the plant sterols I looked it up because I got lost and this is what I found: Plant sterols, also known as phytosterols, are plant-based micro-nutrients naturally present in fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, cereals, legumes and vegetable oils.1 Clinical studies indicate that, when consumed as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, plant sterols can help reduce the absorption of cholesterol in the gut, which, in turn, can lower LDL blood cholesterol. The good thing about this product is that it has no carbs. "