Start your day off right with a bowl of 100% whole grain oatmeal. Whole grain and whole wheat are recommended to lower cholesterol and maintain a healthy life. The American Heart Association recommends eating whole grain foods daily.
Oatmeal is a healthy breakfast choice. Here are benefits of eating oatmeal daily: provides lots of fiber, helps you eliminate regularly and lowers saturated fat and cholesterol levels.
Enjoy oatmeal for breakfast. According to Charlotte Lawson, a Registered Dietitian from Tampa Bay Florida, to overall reduce the amount of cholesterol your total cholesterol, you want to have a good diet high in fiber which is your fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Watch the entire video.
Plain oatmeal is healthy and recommended to lower fat and cholesterol. If you dislike the taste of plain oatmeal add a small serving of brown sugar. If you are a diabetic or monitoring your caloric intake add a low calorie sweetener. Also, add fresh fruit or granola to your oatmeal. Exercise + Healthy Eating = Weight Loss
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