TLC Daily Food Guide to Lower Your Cholesterol
Breads, Cereals, Rice, Pasta, and Other Grains
Breads, cereals, rice, pasta, and other grains, and dry beans and peas are generally high in starch and fiber and low in saturated fat and calories. They also have no dietary cholesterol, except for some bakery breads and sweet bread products made with high fat, high cholesterol milk, butter and eggs.
Like fruits and vegetables, naturally low fat, low cholesterol breads and other foods in this group are also good choices. You should be eating 6 to 11 servings of foods from this group each day.
When buying foods from this group, remember to:
For more, please read the TLC Daily Food Guide to Lower Your Cholesterol
Portions of the above information has been provided with the kind permission of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (www.nhlbi.nih.gov/).
Last Editorial Review: 3/21/2003