How Fiber Lowers Blood Cholesterol

The amount of fiber in the diet also influences the cholesterol levels and LDL cholesterol can be  lowered by taking diets rich in fibers. The most significant sources of dietary fiber are  unprocessed wheat bran, whole cereals such as wheat, rice, barley, rye; legumes such as  potato, carrot, beet and turnips; fruits like mango and guava and green vegetables such as  cabbage, lady’s finger, lettuce and celery.   Oat bran is especially beneficial in lowering LDL cholesterol. Expect effects of 8 to 15 mg/dl after consuming 30 g of oat bran each day for 30 days.

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