Fiber & Lowering Cholesterol

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Fiber & Lowering Cholesterol


Take steps towards better health exploring why a diet rich in soluble fiber is a great way to help lower “bad” LDL cholesterol. Soluble fiber (found in oats, apples, beans, barley) acts like a cholesterol sponge, soaking up “bad” LDL cholesterol in the small intestine and lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease. It can also help regulate blood sugar and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.


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CHAPTER 1

What are Fats?

Fats. When you read that word, is “health” the first thing that pops into your head?
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Fiber & Lowering Cholesterol

Take steps towards better health exploring why a diet rich in soluble fiber is a great way to help lower “bad” LDL cholesterol.
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CHAPTER 6

Good Fats: Unsaturated & Omega-3

Not all fats need to be avoided. Unsaturated and Omega-3 fats are actually an important party of a healthy diet!
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CHAPTER 7

Saturated Fat & Its Effects

Just like cholesterol can be divided into “good” and “bad” varieties, the rest of the fats family can be too.
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CHAPTER 10

Trans Fats

Trans fats are artificially modified vegetable oils that have been widely used in fried and processed foods.
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