Calorie Restriction *WITH OPTIMAL NUTRITION* is probably the best way, I have been donig CR for over 1 year. This means a diet which primarily consists of vegetables, some fruits, olive oil, nuts, seeds, oats (porridge), fish, beans etc...
Calorie Restriction Drastically Reduces Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke and Diabetes
Strict diet lowers heart risk
Restriction of calorie intake slows down heart ageing
calorie restriction WILL lower your cholesterol to ranges of about