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Drink to reduce cholesterol

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This article is supplied by a company selling beta-glucan supplement. I intentionally delete the commercial advertisement info.

Most food in the restaurants, hawker centers and mamak stalls are unhealthy. Consume them occasionally is fine, you shall not take them as your daily staple food unless you want to join 1Malaysia Heart Disease club.

Oats and barley contain high levels of beta glucan, which is acknow-ledged by many expert authorities as having cholestreol-lowering properties. – AFP

Beta-glucan is a special dietary fibre that is found abundantly in grains and is well-documented for its cholesterol-lowering properties.

DID you know that there are foods that can increase your cholesterol levels, as well as those that work to lower it?

The fact is, cholesterol is essential for the production of hormones, as well as bile, which is required to digest fats. However, too much cholesterol can increase our risk of getting heart diseases and stroke.

Heart disease is the No.1 killer in Malaysia, and one of the main causes of this is high blood cholesterol levels.

Studies have found that a 10% decrease in total blood cholesterol levels can reduce the incidence of heart disease […]