The use of buckwheat as an unconventional functional food in many countries has beneficial effect on human health and reduces the risk of many diseases. This a according to a study published in the International Journal of Academic Research in 2011. This study was conducted to investigate the effect of buckwheat yogurt mixture (BWYM) on serum total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol in 20 hypercholesterolemic subjects.