This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
To assess the effectiveness of low fat diets for acquired hypercholesterolemia.
To assess the incidence of adverse effects from low fat dietary interventions
To compare the relative effectiveness of low fat diets with calorie restricted diets for acquired hypercholesterolemia
To compare the relative effectiveness of low fat diets and pharmacological interventions for acquired hypercholesterolemia