Cholesterol When You Eat Oatmeal

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This is true! However, it's a little more complex when you consider all the changes that happen to different types of cholesterol in your body

High cholesterol actually begins in your gut. When we consume a diet rich in whole grains, like oats

Choosing high soluble fiber foods like oats, oatmeal, and oat-containing products changes how much cholesterol becomes absorbed by the body

LDL cholesterol in part makes up the total levels of cholesterol in the blood, total cholesterol also decreases with lower LDL values

High soluble-fiber foods significantly impact LDL cholesterol, but have virtually no direct impact on HDL cholesterol

Triglycerides are often elevated due to excess sugar in the diet, simple carbohydrates, and saturated fats

The higher the ratio, the higher your risk of heart disease. Most professionals consider a ratio of less than 5:1 to be considered healthy

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