CardioBar® is not intended to treat or prevent illness, nor is it presented as a replacement for medications. The Portfolio Diet has been clinically reviewed and suggested as an alternative option for people that have borderline risk factor cholesterol levels. Because of this clinical review, CardioBar® has been designed, formulated and created to contain all the natural ingredients contained in The Portfolio Diet. CardioBar® is a unique functional food. The Portfolio Diet contained in CardioBar® has been recommended as a safe alternative for anyone desiring to lower their cholesterol. Persons engaging in a self-care program should always seek the guidance and monitoring by their primary health care provider.