Monday, September 28, 2009

foods that fight cholesterol

red wine
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Almonds (© Jenifer Harrington/Brand X Pictures/Jupiterimages)
“If you eat a predominantly plant-based diet—with lots of fruits and vegetables plus some fish
eating just a quarter cup of almonds a day can lower your LDL
high in good-for-you monounsaturated fat
also be high in calories
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Oatmeal with blueberries (© FoodPix/Photolibrary)
“The soluble fiber binds to the bile acids that are the precursor to the development of cholesterol and help flush it out
those instant, just-add-water packets are just as good for you
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Salmon (© Bono/photocuisine/Corbis)
Omega-3 fatty acids are widely considered to be the best of the “good” fats
fatty fishes like salmon, halibut and tuna
get these fatty acids from walnuts
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Red wine (© FoodPix/Photolibrary)
Red wine
contains flavanols, has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties that may help lower cholesterol
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Soy products (© Tetra Images/Jupiterimages)
aim for about 25 grams of soy protein a day
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