Fiber and cholesterol

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Medical Definition of Fiber and cholesterol

Fiber and cholesterol: Soluble fiber substances are effective in helping reduce the blood cholesterol. This is especially true with oat bran, fruits, psyllium and legumes. High soluble-fiber diets may lower cholesterol and low-density lipoproteins (the 'bad' lipoproteins) by as much as 15%.


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Reviewed on 7/1/2016

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