Foods that lowers Cholesterol

Hope Roberts By Hope Roberts, 24th Sep 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/3zm80q5z/
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This article is about several foods that lowers cholesterol, protecting the body from heart disease and stroke.

Beans

Beans are nutritional power house, they are rich with protein, soluble fibre, iron, vitamins, folate, potassium and phytonutrients . this help the to lower blood cholesterol naturally.
you can make bean salads, soups and stew.

Leafy Greens

Leafy greens like spinach, cabbage, and lettuce are rich with vitamins, minerals, and fibre. They are naturally low in calories and fat. The antioxidants and bĂȘte-carotene in the dark leafy greens vegetables helps to reduce cholesterol levels.
you can use these vegetables in salads, steam or juice them

Oatmeal

Oatmeal is very rich with vitamin E, K, calcium, iron, zinc, fibre sodium, potassium, magnesium, selenium, manganese and choline. The high fibre and magnesium in oatmeal is very effective in lowering cholesterol level and slowing down plague
accumulation in the blood vessel.
Oatmeal porridge with fruits is a very popular breakfast.

Green Tea

Green tea is a cholesterol friendly medicine. It is very rich with powerful vitamins, minerals and other powerful antioxidants. The property catechin polyphenols is very effective in lowering LDL "bad" cholesterol, preventing damage from free radicals and lowering total cholesterol. Green tea works like magic to on protecting cholesterol level. Please use decaffeinate green tea at nights.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a n old spice but very popular spice. It is rich with Vitamin A, K, fibre, calcium, magnesium, potassium and other nutrient's. The properties in cinnamon helps in lowering LDL "bad" cholesterol, triglyceride and serum cholesterol level.
You can put cinnamon in porridge cereal, tea and milk.

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Healthy Foods, Nutritious

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author avatar Hope Roberts
I am a practice nurse, writer, poet and encourager. I do counselling and clinics, I write food books, poems.
I am passionate about healthy foods and sexual health.

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author avatar writestuff
21st Mar 2014 (#)

Informative foodstuff article. Thanks for this post.

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author avatar Hope Roberts
10th Apr 2014 (#)

Thanks for your lovely comment.

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