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The soluble fiber found in whole grains such as whole-wheat bread, brown rice, and oatmeal binds the cholesterol in your meal and drags it out of your body, Madden says. "And, when your body needs to utilize cholesterol in the future, it draws on your blood cholesterol supply, effectively lowering your total blood cholesterol level and your risk for heart disease."
Benefits of Walnuts
Oftentimes, the simplest foods are best for your health, and this is certainly the case for nuts. They come in a perfectly crafted package of protein, healthy fats, fiber, plant sterols, antioxidants, and many vitamins and minerals.
Dr. Oz: Lower Cholesterol with Plant Sterols & Peanut Butter Truffles
Dr. Oz discussed ways to lower cholesterol utilizing the power of plant sterols, which he said everyone will be talking about by this time next year. Plant sterols mimic cholesterol and help lower cholesterol in the body. http://www.wellbuzz.com/dr-oz-diet/dr-oz-lower-cholesterol-plant-sterols-peanut-butter-truffles/