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Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease.

Avid consumption of fruits and vegetables may help to lower the amount of low density lipoprotein (LDL) and total cholesterol circulating in the blood and improve cardiovascular disease risk profile.

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The Metabolic Effects of Oats Intake in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Strict adherence to a high oats diet may help to maintain healthy blood levels of glucose and lipids in patient with type 2 diabetes.

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Buckwheat and CVD Risk Markers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Consuming generous portions of buckwheat regularly may help to improve the cardiovascular disease risk profile of an individual.

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Intake of soy products is associated with better plasma lipid profiles in the Hong Kong Chinese population.

​Adequate intake of soy foods is associated with a healthy cholesterol number in men and in younger women.

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Soy isoflavones lower serum total and LDL cholesterol in humans: a meta-analysis of 11 randomized controlled trials.

​High dietary ingestion of isoflavones from soy foods may produce a significant reduction in total and LDL cholesterol, especially in individuals with elevated cholesterol levels.

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Non-soy legume consumption lowers cholesterol levels: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

​A healthy cholesterol number is associated with frequent consumption of non-soy legumes.

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It is great to learn that other legumes, apart from soy beans, appear to be just as beneficial for lowering cholesterol levels. I ... Read More
Friday, February 02 2018 09:41
Sean Carney
Legumes were the one food that all of the blue zones had in common.
Friday, February 02 2018 09:45
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Effects of low-fat diet on serum lipids in premenopausal and postmenopausal women: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

​A healthy cholesterol number is associated with premenopausal women on low-fat diets.

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Whole-grain and blood lipid changes in apparently healthy adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies.

Adequate intake of whole grains may help individuals to improve their lipid profile and maintain a healthy cholesterol number.

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Long-term vegetarians have low oxidative stress, body fat, and cholesterol levels.

​Reduced oxidative stress levels, low body fat, enhance antioxidant capacity, and improved lipid profile are associated with individuals on vegetarian diets.

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Cholesterol-lowering effects of dietary fiber: a meta-analysis.

Regular intake of foods high in soluble fiber, such as oat and psyllium, may help to reduce a high cholesterol number to a healthy one.

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Effects of Vegetarian Diets on Blood Lipids: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Strict adherence to a vegetarian dietary pattern may be beneficial in reducing the concentrations of cholesterol floating in the blood.

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Association between plant-based diets and plasma lipids: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Regular intake of plant-based diets may help reduce cholesterol levels.

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