Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Cholesterol-lowering Foods

In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers found eating certain cholesterol-lowering foods results in bigger drops in “bad” <span class=
Far too often, people with high cholesterol have been told what NOT to eat (i.e. butter, red meat, and ice cream due to their high saturated fat content). The Boston Globe ran an article this week ( that divulged which nutritional choices researches concluded can help LOWER cholesterol. Last week's Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) revealed the following list:
  • oats
  • barley
  • soy milk
  • tofu
  • nuts
  • legumes
Remember, while nutritional choices do play a role in cholesterol, do not overlook genetics and aging.

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