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Consuming generous portions of buckwheat regularly may help to improve the cardiovascular disease risk profile of an individual.
Adequate intake of soy foods is associated with a healthy cholesterol number in men and in younger women.
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.
A healthy cholesterol number is associated with frequent consumption of non-soy legumes.
A healthy cholesterol number is associated with premenopausal women on low-fat diets.
Adequate intake of whole grains may help individuals to improve their lipid profile and maintain a healthy cholesterol number.
Reduced oxidative stress levels, low body fat, enhance antioxidant capacity, and improved lipid profile are associated with individuals on vegetarian diets.
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.
Strict adherence to a vegetarian dietary pattern may be beneficial in reducing the concentrations of cholesterol floating in the blood.
Regular intake of plant-based diets may help reduce cholesterol levels.
Low-fat, plant-based diets are associated with low plasma levels of High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) and improved cardiovascular health.