I've been taking 2 a day for the 3 years in addition to using olive oil, I also try to use avocado for my mayonnaise & butter substitutes and my "bad" cholesterol has dropped considerably and the "good" has seen an increase. I don't recall the exact numbers off hand, but I can check my blood test stats later today and post it up.
I believe its all part of "eating clean", my doctor was amazed at how fast I was able to turn my numbe s around- she thought I was sneaking in Lipitor into my diet-LOL....
I also got rid of my Pre-diabetes condition and high blood pressure, of course regular exercise was part of the equation.
It can be done, you just have to want it
2013 Race Schedule
2/3 Sac State Superbowl 10k 55:20
4/7 Sactown 10miler 1:47
4/21 Capital City Classic 10miler 1:42
5/4 American River 1/2 2:37
7/27 Fab 40's 5k 27:50
11/29 Run to Feed the Hungry 10k 58:40