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					 Tip 6. Get to Know Basic Diet Concepts: The Example of
How Fibre in the Diet Lowers Cholesterol in the Blood
The amount of fibre in the diet also influences the cholesterol
levels and LDL cholesterol can be
lowered by taking diets rich in fibres. The most significant sources
of dietary fibre are
unprocessed wheat bran, whole cereals such as wheat, rice,
barley, rye; legumes such as
potato, carrot, beet and turnips; fruits like mango and guava and
green vegetables such as
cabbage, lady's finger, lettuce and celery.
Oat bran is especially beneficial in lowering LDL cholesterol.
Expect effects of 8 to 15 mg/dl after consuming 30 g of oat bran
each day for 30 days.
Tip 7. Get to Know Vegetarian Principles
Example: To Lower Blood Pressure, Be Faithfully Vegetarian
Vegetables are also good for the patient of hypertension. They
should preferably be taken raw. If

				
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