High cholesterol: The festive snack which may ‘dramatically’ lower levels – study

High cholesterol: The festive snack which may ‘dramatically’ lower levels – study

Jamie Cooper, one of the study’s authors, said: “We had some people who actually went from having high cholesterol at the start of the study to no longer being in that category after the intervention.

“Some research shows that even a one percent reduction in LDL is associated with a small reduction of coronary artery disease risk, so these reductions are definitely clinically meaningful.”

Pecans are packed with healthy fatty acids and fibre.

Fibre can help block some of the cholesterol absorption from your gut, which is linked to lower levels.

Published at Sat, 04 Dec 2021 10:53:00 +0000